Earnest Family History

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Earnest Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Ernst. English: variant spelling of Ernest.

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

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Earnest Family Origin

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Earnest Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Earnest family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Earnest. The most common Earnest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Earnest's were Farmers.

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Earnest Historical Records

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Earnest Life Expectancy

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