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Ensinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Ensingen.

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

Similar surnames: Eisinger, Essinger, Mensinger, Ehinger, Ensing, Basinger, Ensminger

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Where is the Ensinger family from?

You can see how Ensinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ensinger family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Ensinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Ensinger families living in Ohio. This was about 33% of all the recorded Ensinger's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Ensinger families in 1840.
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What did your Ensinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ensinger. 31% of Ensinger men worked as a Farmer and 75% of Ensinger women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ensinger were Machinist and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Mechanic
  • Laborer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ensinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ensinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 316 immigration records available for the last name Ensinger. 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 Cards

There are 562 military records available for the last name Ensinger. For the veterans among your Ensinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ensinger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ensinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Ensinger in 1962 was 70, and 71 in 2004.

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