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Ehde Family History

Ehde Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Eade, Emde, Eide, Wehde, Ehle, Ende, Uhde, Ede, Ihde, Lehde

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Where is the Ehde family from?

You can see how Ehde families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ehde family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ehde families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 19 Ehde families living in New York. This was about 59% of all the recorded Ehde's in USA. New York had the highest population of Ehde families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ehde surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ehde ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ehde. 100% of Ehde men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
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Census Records

There are 447 census records available for the last name Ehde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehde 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 19 immigration records available for the last name Ehde. 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 41 military records available for the last name Ehde. For the veterans among your Ehde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ehde lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Ehde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ehde in 1962 was 65, and 81 in 2003.

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