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Ehlinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Ehlingen in the Palatinate.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Dehlinger, Erlinger, Ellinger, Ehinger, Ohlinger, Keplinger

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Where is the Ehlinger family from?

You can see how Ehlinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ehlinger family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Ehlinger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Ehlinger families living in New York. This was about 19% of all the recorded Ehlinger's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Ehlinger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ehlinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ehlinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ehlinger. 17% of Ehlinger men worked as a Farmer and 39% of Ehlinger women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ehlinger were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Maid
  • Dental Asst
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ehlinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehlinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ehlinger. 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 Cards

There are 638 military records available for the last name Ehlinger. For the veterans among your Ehlinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ehlinger lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ehlinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Ehlinger in 1957 was 71, and 74 in 2004.

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