Ennis Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAonghuis ‘descendant of Angus’, a variant of Ó hAonghusa (see Hennessy). variant of Scottish and Manx Innes.

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

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Ennis Family Origin

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Ennis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Ennis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Ennis's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ennis. A less common occupation for the Ennis family was Carpenter.

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Between 1942 and 2004, Ennis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ennis in 1942 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ennis

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