Erbach Family History

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Erbach Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of several places named Erbach, for example in Hesse, Rhineland, and Württemberg.

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

Similar surnames: Urbach, Ebach, Orbach, Roach, Brach, Erbacher, Selbach, Ibach

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Erbach Family Origin

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Erbach Family Occupations

What did your Erbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Erbach family was Cooper. The most common Erbach occupation in the USA was Bakery. 13% of Erbach's were Bakerys. Bakery, Blacksmith-Works On Flue In R.R. Shop and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erbach.

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  • Bakery

  • Blacksmith-Works On Flue In R.R. Shop

  • Carpenter

  • Cooper


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

Erbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Erbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erbach 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 454 immigration records available for the last name Erbach. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Erbach. For the veterans among your Erbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erbach Life Expectancy

What is the average Erbach lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Erbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Erbach in 1956 was 61, and 88 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erbach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erbach 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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