Egli Family History

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Egli Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a pet form of the personal name Egenolf or Egilolf (see Egloff). Possibly also Norwegian, a habitational name from a farm named Eik(e)li, from eik ‘oak’ + li ‘hillside’, ‘slope’.

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

Similar surnames: Eglin, Li, Agle, Ely, Zeoli, Bali, Ergle, Egge, Ogle, Elm

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Egli Family Origin

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Egli Family Occupations

What did your Egli ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Egli family was Bookkeeper. The most common Egli occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Egli's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Egli.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Bookkeeper


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Egli Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Egli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Egli 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 Egli. 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 Egli. For the veterans among your Egli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Egli Life Expectancy

What is the average Egli lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Egli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Egli in 1959 was 33, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Egli 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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