Earnhardt Family History

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Earnhardt Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Ehrenhardt, a variant of Ehrhardt.

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

Similar surnames: Earnhart, Earnheart, Erhardt, Earhart, Barnhardt, Bernhardt, Ehrhart

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Earnhardt Family Origin

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Earnhardt Family Occupations

What did your Earnhardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farms and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Earnhardt. A less common occupation for the Earnhardt family was Keeps Hotel And Jail. The most common Earnhardt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Earnhardt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farms

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps Hotel And Jail


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

Earnhardt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Earnhardt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Earnhardt 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 152 immigration records available for the last name Earnhardt. 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 Earnhardt. For the veterans among your Earnhardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Earnhardt Life Expectancy

What is the average Earnhardt lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Earnhardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Earnhardt in 1942 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Earnhardt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Earnhardt 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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