Engen Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from the widespread farm name Engen, from the singular definite form of Old Norse eng ‘meadow’. Dutch: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Ingo (borne by the hero of the Ingweones tribe). Dutch: reduced form of Van Engen.

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

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Engen Family Origin

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Engen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    78%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Marbel Cotter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Engen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 78% of Engen's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Engen. A less common occupation for the Engen family was Marbel Cotter.

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Engen Historical Records

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Engen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Engen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Engen in 1952 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Engen

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