Egge Family History

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Egge Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named, from Old Norse egg ‘ridge’, ‘edge’. German: variant of Eck.

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

Similar surnames: Ege, Hegge, Eggen, Edge, Eide, Enger, Berge, Voge, Lage, Enge

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Egge Family Origin

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Egge Family Occupations

What did your Egge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Egge family was Keeping House. The most common Egge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Egge's were Farmers. Farmer, Moulder and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Egge.

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  • Farmer

  • Moulder

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Egge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Egge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Egge 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Egge. 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 Egge. For the veterans among your Egge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Egge Life Expectancy

What is the average Egge lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Egge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Egge in 1953 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Egge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Egge 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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