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Engelby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places in North Yorkshire, Derbyshire, and Lincolnshire named Ingleby, from Old Norse Englar ‘Englishmen’ + bý ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Inglesby, Enderby, Welby, Bielby, Newby, Ellerby, Selby, Engel

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Where is the Engelby family from?

You can see how Engelby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Engelby family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Engelby families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Engelby family living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Engelby's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Engelby families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Engelby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Engelby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Engelby. 100% of Engelby men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Engelby women worked as a Housework. .

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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

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 203 census records available for the last name Engelby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Engelby 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 27 immigration records available for the last name Engelby. 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 78 military records available for the last name Engelby. For the veterans among your Engelby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Engelby lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Engelby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Engelby in 1953 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

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