Ehret Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Ehret Name Meaning

German: reduced form of Ehrhardt.

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

Similar surnames: Gehret, Ehren, Gehrt, Ehnes, Ohrt, Ehrke, Ehmen, Kehres, Ehrle, Ehle

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Ehret Family Origin

Where is the Ehret family from?

Ehret Family Occupations

What did your Ehret ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ehret occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Ehret's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ehret family was Cooper. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ehret.

View Census data for Ehret | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Cooper


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

Ehret Historical Records

What Ehret family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Ehret. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehret census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ehret

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ehret. 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.

View all Ehret immigration records

Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Ehret. For the veterans among your Ehret ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Ehret military records

You've only scratched the surface of Ehret family history.

Ehret Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehret lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ehret life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Ehret in 1945 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehret

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehret 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.

Famous Ehret Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name