Engell Family History

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Engell Name Meaning

North German and Danish: variant of Engel.

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


Similar surnames: Engel, Engels, Wenzell, Engelke, Angel, Gell, Angell, Gingell, Enge

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Engell Family Origin

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Engell Family Occupations

What did your Engell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Engell family was Farmer & Merchant. The most common Engell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Engell's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Make and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Engell.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Brick Make

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Farmer & Merchant

    7%

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

Engell Historical Records

What Engell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Engell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Engell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Engell

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Engell. 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 Engell. For the veterans among your Engell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Engell Life Expectancy

What is the average Engell lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Engell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Engell in 1953 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Engell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Engell 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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