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Ehmann Name Meaning

South German: byname for someone under feudal obligations of some particular kind, from Middle High German e ‘law’, ‘contract’ + man ‘man’. Jewish: (Ashkenazic): nickname from modern German Ehemann ‘husband’ (the word Ehe having progressively become restricted to the marriage contract and then to the state of matrimony itself). At one time in the Austrian Empire, only one son in a Jewish family was officially permitted to marry and start a family of his own: this may have been a surname adopted by such a person.

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


Similar surnames: Ehrmann, Lehmann, Mann, Rehmann, Ahmann, Bermann, Heumann, Ohmann

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Ehmann Family Origin

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Ehmann Family Occupations

What did your Ehmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ehmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Ehmann's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ehmann. A less common occupation for the Ehmann family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Brick Mason

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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Ehmann Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ehmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehmann lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ehmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Ehmann in 1953 was 62, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehmann 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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