Ehrsam Family History

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Ehrsam Name Meaning

German: from a byname from Middle High German ersam ‘having honor and esteem’.

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


Similar surnames: Kram, Rubsam, Ehrich, Balsam, Throm, Ehrman, Stream, Threat, Shrum

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Ehrsam Family Origin

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Ehrsam Family Occupations

What did your Ehrsam ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ehrsam family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ehrsam. The most common Ehrsam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Ehrsam's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Machinist

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%

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

Ehrsam Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ehrsam Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehrsam lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ehrsam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Ehrsam in 1962 was 66, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehrsam

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehrsam 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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