Erle Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent alder tree or trees, from Middle High German erle ‘alder’.

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


Similar surnames: Erler, Merle, Sale, Pyle, Werle, Ehle, Irle, Perle, Ehrle, Ergle

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Erle Family Origin

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Erle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Bank Cashier

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

In 1880, the most common Erle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Erle's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Bank Cashier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erle. A less common occupation for the Erle family was Blacksmith.

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Erle Historical Records

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Erle Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Erle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Erle in 1958 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erle

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