Ehrgott Family History

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Ehrgott Name Meaning

German: apparently a pious nickname meaning ‘honor God’, but more probably an altered form of Swiss German Ehrengut ‘possessions’.

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

Similar surnames: Hergott, Gott, Helfgott, Hott, Drott, Shrout, Targett, Hiott, Brott

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Ehrgott Family Origin

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Ehrgott Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ehrgott family was Carriage Blacksmith. The most common Ehrgott occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Ehrgott's were Laborers. Laborer, Machinist and Book Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ehrgott.

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  • Laborer

  • Machinist

  • Book Agent

  • Carriage Blacksmith


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Ehrgott Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ehrgott. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehrgott 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 350 immigration records available for the last name Ehrgott. 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 608 military records available for the last name Ehrgott. For the veterans among your Ehrgott ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehrgott Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ehrgott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ehrgott in 1957 was 51, and 87 in 2004.

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