History of your Surname
Get access to Ihde family records.Start a free trial

Ihde Family History

Ihde Name Meaning

North German: from the Germanic personal name Ida, which was used for both men and women.

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


Similar surnames: Ide, Ihle, Uhde, Thode, Ida, Linde, Ihrke, Riede, Inge, Diede

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Ihde family from?

You can see how Ihde families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ihde family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Ihde families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 43 Ihde families living in Iowa. This was about 41% of all the recorded Ihde's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Ihde families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ihde surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ihde ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ihde. 44% of Ihde men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Ihde women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ihde were Clerk and Maid. .

View Census Data for Ihde | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    44%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farming
    11%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    29%
  • Help On Farm
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Maid
    15%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Ihde family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Ihde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ihde census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Ihde

Passenger Lists

There are 863 immigration records available for the last name Ihde. 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.

View all Ihde immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 714 military records available for the last name Ihde. For the veterans among your Ihde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Ihde military records

You've only scratched the surface of Ihde family history

Discover More

What is the average Ihde lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ihde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ihde in 1963 was 65, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ihde

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Ihde family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial