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Ensign Name Meaning

English: of uncertain etymology. From the 16th to the 19th century, the English vocabulary word ensign denoted a junior rank of infantry officer, which may be the source of the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Unwin, Benston, Jenson, Esten, Henkin, Edson, Elin, Enslow, Union

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Ensign Family Origin

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Ensign Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ensign family was Laborer. The most common Ensign occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Ensign's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ensign.

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Ensign Historical Records

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Ensign Life Expectancy

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