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Egendorf Family History

Egendorf Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Neuendorf, Endorf, Elmendorf, Wendorf, Sagendorf, Bendorf, Orendorf

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Where is the Egendorf family from?

You can see how Egendorf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Egendorf family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Egendorf families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Egendorf's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Egendorf families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Egendorf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Egendorf ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Egendorf ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

What Egendorf family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 49 census records available for the last name Egendorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Egendorf 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 33 immigration records available for the last name Egendorf. 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 15 military records available for the last name Egendorf. For the veterans among your Egendorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Egendorf lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2002, in the United States, Egendorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Egendorf in 1972 was 82, and 89 in 2002.

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