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Annen Family History

Annen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place named Annen, in the Ruhr valley. North German: from the medieval German personal name Anno. Swiss German: metronymic from the female personal name Anne. Possibly an altered spelling of Scottish Annan.

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


Similar surnames: Hannen, Annan, Tannen, Arney, Ennen, Nannen, Annese, Annand, Annin

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Where is the Annen family from?

You can see how Annen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Annen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Annen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 62 Annen families living in Wisconsin. This was about 48% of all the recorded Annen's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Annen families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Annen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Annen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Annen. 28% of Annen men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Annen women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Annen were Lather and Bookeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Lather
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    28%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
  • Bookeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Annen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Annen 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 615 immigration records available for the last name Annen. 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 563 military records available for the last name Annen. For the veterans among your Annen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Annen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Annen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Annen in 1954 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

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