Ehlen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places so named.

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

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Ehlen Family Origin

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Ehlen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Boarding House

    3%

In 1880, the most common Ehlen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Ehlen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ehlen family was Boarding House. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ehlen.

Source: Census data for Ehlen | Data not to scale

Ehlen Historical Records

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Ehlen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Ehlen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ehlen in 1962 was 78, and 95 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehlen

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