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Engert Name Meaning

German: from a personal name a shortened form of Ingohart or Engelhardt .

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

Similar surnames: Enger, Egert, Evert, Egbert, Engen, Enders, Eggers, Lennert, Englert

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Where is the Engert family from?

You can see how Engert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Engert family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Engert families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Engert family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Engert's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Engert families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Engert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Engert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Engert. 12% of Engert men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Engert women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Engert were Farmer and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Engert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Engert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Engert. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Engert. For the veterans among your Engert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Engert lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Engert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Engert in 1941 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

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