Enders Family History

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Enders Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the personal name Anders, 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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Enders Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Enders name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Enders. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Enders Family Origin

Where is the Enders family from?

Enders Family Occupations

What did your Enders ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Retired Farmer


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

Enders Historical Records

What Enders family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Enders Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Enders 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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