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Engelhardt Name Meaning

German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements engel (see Engel ) + hard ‘brave hardy strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Eberhardt, Gerhardt, Gebhardt, Eisenhardt, Neidhardt, Engelbert

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Where is the Engelhardt family from?

You can see how Engelhardt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Engelhardt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Engelhardt families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 118 Engelhardt families living in New York. This was about 25% of all the recorded Engelhardt's in USA. New York had the highest population of Engelhardt families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Engelhardt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Engelhardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Engelhardt. 19% of Engelhardt men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Engelhardt women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Engelhardt 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

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Saleslady
  • Housekeeper
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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Engelhardt. 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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There are 15,000 military records available for the last name Engelhardt. For the veterans among your Engelhardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Engelhardt lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Engelhardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Engelhardt in 1956 was 67, and 82 in 2004.

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