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Engelson Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from a short form of the Germanic personal name Engelbert. Partly Americanized form of German Engelsohn, a patronymic from Engel 1. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Engelsohn ‘son of an angel’.

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


Similar surnames: Engel, Engelman, Nelson, Enderson, Engelsman, Mendelson, Ingerson

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Engelson Family Origin

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Engelson Family Occupations

What did your Engelson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Engelson. A less common occupation for the Engelson family was Farming. The most common Engelson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Engelson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    29%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    14%

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

Engelson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Engelson Life Expectancy

What is the average Engelson lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Engelson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Engelson in 1954 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Engelson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Engelson 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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