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England Name Meaning

English: ethnic name (see English 1). Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads, so named from Old Norse eng ‘meadow’ + land ‘land’. Swedish: ornamental name with the same meaning as 2.

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

Similar surnames: Erland, Ringland, Englander, Ryland, Teigland, Eckland, Hegland

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England Family Origin

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England Family Occupations

What did your England ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common England occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of England's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the England family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by England.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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England Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your England ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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England Life Expectancy

What is the average England lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, England life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for England in 1943 was 25, and 71 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your England 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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