Ensing Family History

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Ensing Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places named Ensingen.

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

Similar surnames: Ensinger, Epting, Etling, Erling, Elling, Bensing, Elsing, Helsing

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Ensing Family Origin

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Ensing Family Occupations

What did your Ensing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Shoe Maker and Boots & Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ensing. A less common occupation for the Ensing family was Cooper. The most common Ensing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Ensing's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Shoe Maker

  • Boots & Shoemaker

  • Cooper


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

Ensing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ensing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ensing 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 271 immigration records available for the last name Ensing. 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 132 military records available for the last name Ensing. For the veterans among your Ensing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ensing Life Expectancy

What is the average Ensing lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ensing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Ensing in 1957 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ensing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ensing 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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