Enger Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from various farmsteads, notably in eastern Norway, so named from the plural indefinite form of Old Norse eng ‘meadow’. South German: habitational name for someone from any of various places named Enge or Engen.

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


Similar surnames: Engen, Engel, Eger, Wenger, Egger, Anger, Denger, Enser, Enge, Elmer

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Enger Family Origin

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Enger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Enger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Enger's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Enger. A less common occupation for the Enger family was Laborer.

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Enger Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Enger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Enger in 1956 was 57, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Enger

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