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Ensz Family History

Ensz Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Enz, Enns, Enis, Wenz, Sens, Rentz, Menz, Zentz, Penso, Kusz

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Where is the Ensz family from?

You can see how Ensz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ensz family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Ensz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Ensz families living in Dakota Territory. This was about 60% of all the recorded Ensz's in the USA. Dakota Territory had the highest population of Ensz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ensz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ensz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ensz. 52% of Ensz men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Ensz women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ensz were Farming and House Hold Help.

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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
    52%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    14%
  • Farming
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    43%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • House Hold Help
    29%
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What Ensz family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ensz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ensz 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 214 immigration records available for the last name Ensz. 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 167 military records available for the last name Ensz. For the veterans among your Ensz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ensz lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Ensz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ensz in 1965 was 67, and 66 in 2004.

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