Enns Family History

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Enns Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Anselm.

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

Similar surnames: Enis, Ehnes, Enz, Beins, Muns, Sens, Berns, Benes, Zins, Benns

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Enns Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Enns name?

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

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  • Germanic Europe


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Enns Family Origin

Where is the Enns family from?

Enns Family Occupations

What did your Enns ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Enns family was Laborer. The most common Enns occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Enns's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Enns.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Boarding House

  • Laborer


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

Enns Historical Records

What Enns family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Enns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Enns 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Enns. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Enns. For the veterans among your Enns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Enns Life Expectancy

What is the average Enns lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Enns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Enns in 1964 was 65, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Enns

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Enns 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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