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Enders Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the personal name Anders a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

Similar surnames: Ender, Anders, Ander, Penders, Reinders, Eggers, Sender, Orders

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Where is the Enders family from?

You can see how Enders families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Enders family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Enders families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 15 Enders families living in New York. This was about 41% of all the recorded Enders's in USA. New York had the highest population of Enders families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Enders surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Enders ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Enders. 15% of Enders men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Enders women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Enders were Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Enders. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Enders 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Enders. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Enders. For the veterans among your Enders ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Enders lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Enders life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Enders in 1944 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

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