Ephraim Family History

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Ephraim Name Meaning

Mainly Jewish: from the Biblical name, which is probably from a Hebrew word meaning ‘fruitful’. In Genesis 41:52, Ephraim is one of the sons of Joseph and the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.

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


Similar surnames: Prim, Hain, Schrage, Ehmann, Haim, Rai, Puri, Elbaum, Purvis, Flaim

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Ephraim Family Origin

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Ephraim Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Hand

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Ephraim occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Ephraim's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ephraim family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ephraim.

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Ephraim Historical Records

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Ephraim Life Expectancy

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Famous Ephraim Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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