Ehm Name Meaning

Variant of German Ohm.

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


Similar surnames: Oehm, Dehm, Kehm, Behm, Ehl, Bahm, Rehm, Elm, Gehm, Ehr

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Ehm Family Origin

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Ehm Family Occupations

What did your Ehm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Chair Maker, Farmer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ehm. The most common Ehm occupation in the USA was Chair Maker. 20% of Ehm's were Chair Makers. A less common occupation for the Ehm family was Carpenter.

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  • Chair Maker

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Baker

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%

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Ehm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ehm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehm 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ehm. 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 Ehm. For the veterans among your Ehm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehm Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehm lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ehm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ehm in 1963 was 70, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehm 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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