Engelken Family History

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Engelken Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of Engel.

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

Similar surnames: Engelke, Engelking, Engelkes, Wendelken, Engelson, Engelmann

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Engelken Family Origin

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Engelken Family Occupations

What did your Engelken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Engelken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Engelken's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Engelken family was Pie Baker. Farmer, Hostler and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Engelken.

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  • Farmer

  • Hostler

  • Merchant

  • Pie Baker


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

Engelken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Engelken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Engelken 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Engelken. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Engelken. For the veterans among your Engelken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Engelken Life Expectancy

What is the average Engelken lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Engelken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Engelken in 1962 was 66, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Engelken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Engelken 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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