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Engstrand Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements eng a variant of äng ‘meadow’ (possibly from a placename) + strand ‘shore’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Bergstrand, Ekstrand, Ostrand, Beckstrand, Ahlstrand, Engstrom

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Where is the Engstrand family from?

You can see how Engstrand families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Engstrand family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Engstrand families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Engstrand families living in Illinois. This was about 57% of all the recorded Engstrand's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Engstrand families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Engstrand surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Engstrand ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Engstrand. 44% of Engstrand men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Engstrand women worked as a Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    44%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Engstrand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Engstrand census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 924 immigration records available for the last name Engstrand. 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 Cards

There are 202 military records available for the last name Engstrand. For the veterans among your Engstrand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Engstrand lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Engstrand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Engstrand in 1957 was 52, and 93 in 2004.

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