Ehnert Family History

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Ehnert Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name Eginhard, formed with agi ‘point (of a sword)’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Ehlert, Eilert, Sehnert, Ehnes, Lennert, Ebert, Eisert, Reinert

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Ehnert Family Origin

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Ehnert Family Occupations

What did your Ehnert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ehnert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Ehnert's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ehnert. A less common occupation for the Ehnert family was Shoe And Leather Trading Store.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Miller

  • Shoe And Leather Trading Store


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

Ehnert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 709 census records available for the last name Ehnert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehnert 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 180 immigration records available for the last name Ehnert. 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 246 military records available for the last name Ehnert. For the veterans among your Ehnert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehnert Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehnert lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ehnert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Ehnert in 1953 was 55, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehnert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehnert 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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