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Egloff Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Egilolf composed of the elements agi(l) ‘edge point (of a sword)’ + wolf ‘wolf’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gerloff, Elliff, Harloff, Off, Orloff, Egelhoff, Boff, Goff, Eglin

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Where is the Egloff family from?

You can see how Egloff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Egloff family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Egloff families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 36 Egloff families living in New York. This was about 28% of all the recorded Egloff's in USA. New York had the highest population of Egloff families in 1880.
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What did your Egloff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Egloff. 14% of Egloff men worked as a Clerk and 16% of Egloff women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Egloff were Farmer and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Clerk
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Servant
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Egloff lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Egloff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Egloff in 1955 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

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