Earhart Family History

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Earhart Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Ehrhardt.

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

Similar surnames: Earnhart, Ehrhart, Gearhart, Erhart, Earnhardt, Arehart, Carhart

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Earhart Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Earhart name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Earhart. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Earhart Family Origin

Where is the Earhart family from?

Earhart Family Occupations

What did your Earhart ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Earhart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Earhart's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Earhart family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Earhart.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Earhart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Earhart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Earhart 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 654 immigration records available for the last name Earhart. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Earhart. For the veterans among your Earhart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Earhart Life Expectancy

What is the average Earhart lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Earhart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Earhart in 1954 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Earhart

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Earhart 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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