Enright Family History

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Enright Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic byname Mac Ionnrachtaigh ‘son of Ionnrachtach’, a name meaning ‘attacker’. Compare Hanratty.

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

Similar surnames: Knight, Bright, Wright, Enwright, Epright, Jinright, Ebright, Enrico

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Enright Family Origin

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Enright Family Occupations

What did your Enright ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Enright family was Blacksmith. The most common Enright occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Enright's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Enright.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Enright Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Enright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Enright 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Enright. 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 Enright. For the veterans among your Enright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Enright Life Expectancy

What is the average Enright lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Enright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Enright in 1944 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Enright

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Enright 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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