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Engesser Family History

Engesser Name Meaning
South German: topographic name for someone who lived in a narrow street, from Middle High German enge ‘narrow’ + gazze ‘street’, ‘lane’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

21,012 Historical Documents with Engesser on Ancestry.com
14,583 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
972 Military Records
293 Immigration Records
1,715 Census and Voter Lists
3,449 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Engesser Families

  • Number of Engesser families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Engesser last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Engesser last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Engesser census records

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Engesser Family Origin

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Engesser Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Engesser families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Engesser

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Engesser Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Engesser census records

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Engesser Civil War Service Records

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