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Ezra Family History

Ezra Name Meaning
Jewish: from the Hebrew personal name Ezra, meaning ‘help’. Ezra was a Biblical prophet of the 5th century bc who played an important role in the rebuilding of Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile.

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

22,259 Historical Documents with Ezra on Ancestry.com
11,902 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,444 Military Records
868 Immigration Records
3,607 Census and Voter Lists
4,438 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ezra Families

  • Number of Ezra families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ezra families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ezra last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ezra census records

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Ezra Family Origin

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Ezra Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ezra

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Ezra Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ezra census records

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Ezra Civil War Service Records

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