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Engelman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Engel ‘angel’ + man(n) ‘man’, ‘husband’. Respelling of German Engelmann.

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


Similar surnames: Engelsman, Engelmann, Engelson, Edelman, Vogelman, Andelman, Eidelman

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Engelman Family Origin

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Engelman Family Occupations

What did your Engelman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Engelman family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Engelman. The most common Engelman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Engelman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Engelman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Engelman Life Expectancy

What is the average Engelman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Engelman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Engelman in 1952 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Engelman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Engelman 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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