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

Where is the Ephraim family from?

Ephraim Family Occupations

What did your Ephraim ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Hand

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Ephraim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ephraim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ephraim 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 Ephraim

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ephraim. 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 Ephraim. For the veterans among your Ephraim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ephraim Life Expectancy

What is the average Ephraim lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ephraim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ephraim in 1963 was 80, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ephraim

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ephraim 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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