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Egert Name Meaning

German (Bavaria and Austria): from Middle High German egerte ‘fallow (land)’; a topographic name for someone who lived near land taken out of production, or a status name for someone who owned such a plot of land. German: from the old German personal name Eckhart (see Eckert). Jewish (Ashkenazic): unexplained; perhaps an adoption of 2.

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


Similar surnames: Eger, Eder, Elgart, Obert, Engert, Ewart, Gent, Ebert, Evert, Deger

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Egert Family Origin

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Egert Family Occupations

What did your Egert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Egert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Egert's were Farmers. Farmer, Cooper and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Egert. A less common occupation for the Egert family was Merchant.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Cooper

    8%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Merchant

    5%

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Egert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Egert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Egert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Egert. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Egert. For the veterans among your Egert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Egert Life Expectancy

What is the average Egert lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Egert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Egert in 1953 was 27, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Egert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Egert ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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