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Enis Family History

Enis Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Ennis. German and Latvian: variant of Ehnis, from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed with agi(n) ‘point (of a sword)’ (Old High German ecka).

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


Similar surnames: Enns, Ekis, Benis, Ris, Heis, Enes, Ennis, Denis, Eis, Sens

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Where is the Enis family from?

You can see how Enis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Enis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Enis families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Enis families living in Ohio. This was about 38% of all the recorded Enis's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Enis families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Enis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Enis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Enis. 29% of Enis men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Enis women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Enis were Painter and Housekeeper. .

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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
    29%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Painter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Enis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Enis 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 526 immigration records available for the last name Enis. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Enis. For the veterans among your Enis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Enis lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Enis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Enis in 1960 was 57, and 86 in 2004.

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