Ilgen Family History

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Ilgen Name Meaning

patronymic from Ilg. habitational name from a place so named in Bavaria, southwest of Munich.

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


Similar surnames: Gilgen, Glen, Olsen, Lingen, Hagen, Filzen, Willen, Alden, Bingen

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Ilgen Family Origin

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Ilgen Family Occupations

What did your Ilgen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ilgen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Ilgen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ilgen family was Harness Maker. Farmer, General Merchant and General Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ilgen.

View Census data for Ilgen | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    56%
  • General Merchant

    11%
  • General Store

    11%
  • Harness Maker

    11%

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

Ilgen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ilgen Life Expectancy

What is the average Ilgen lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Ilgen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ilgen in 1961 was 66, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ilgen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ilgen 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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