Engle Family History

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Engle Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Engel.

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

Similar surnames: Angle, Engler, Mengle, Yagle, Feagle, Seigle, Mangle, Stengle, Eble

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Engle Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Engle name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Engle. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Engle Family Origin

Where is the Engle family from?

Engle Family Occupations

What did your Engle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Engle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Engle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Engle family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Engle.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Engle Historical Records

What Engle family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 91,000 census records available for the last name Engle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Engle 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Engle. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Engle. For the veterans among your Engle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Engle Life Expectancy

What is the average Engle lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Engle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Engle in 1942 was 64, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Engle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Engle 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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