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Enes Name Meaning

Portuguese (Azores): variant of Anes . In some cases also German: habitational name from a place called Henis in Limburg eastern Belgium. This surname is very rare in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Eanes, Sens, Ennes, Enis, Ines, Remes, Engel, Epes, Enns, Ehnes

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Where is the Enes family from?

You can see how Enes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Enes family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Enes families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Enes family living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Enes's in USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Enes families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Enes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Enes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Enes. 30% of Enes men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Enes women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Enes were Salesman and Theater Cashier. .

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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
    30%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • Cashier
    23%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Theater Cashier
    23%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Enes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Enes 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 767 immigration records available for the last name Enes. 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 928 military records available for the last name Enes. For the veterans among your Enes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Enes lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Enes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Enes in 1959 was 58, and 65 in 2004.

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