Ehli Family History

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Ehli Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Ehle.

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

Similar surnames: Ehly, Egli, Ehl, Eglin, Ehle, Jehl, Meili, Ehler, Eplin, Gehle

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Ehli Family Origin

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Ehli Family Occupations

What did your Ehli ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ehli occupation in the USA was Domestic. 33% of Ehli's were Domestics. A less common occupation for the Ehli family was Shoemaker. Domestic and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ehli.

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  • Domestic

  • Keeping House

  • Shoemaker


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

Ehli Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 672 census records available for the last name Ehli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehli 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 156 immigration records available for the last name Ehli. 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 311 military records available for the last name Ehli. For the veterans among your Ehli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehli Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehli lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ehli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ehli in 1962 was 87, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehli 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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