Ehmke Family History

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Ehmke Name Meaning

North German: from the personal name, a pet form of Ehmer.

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

Similar surnames: Ehrke, Ehlke, Dehnke, Lemke, Remke, Behnke, Humke, Ihrke, Ehle, Hake

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Ehmke Family Origin

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Ehmke Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Ehmke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Ehmke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Ehmke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ehmke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehmkecensus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ehmke. 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 871 military records available for the last name Ehmke. For the veterans among your Ehmke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehmke Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehmke lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ehmke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Ehmke in 1954 was 29, and 63 in 2004.

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