Earnst Family History

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Earnst Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Ernst.

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

Similar surnames: Earnest, Ernst, Arnst, Harpst, Arnot, Arnet, Hearst, Arnt, Eakes

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Earnst Family Origin

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Earnst Family Occupations

What did your Earnst ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Earnst occupation in the UK was Plasterer. 100% of Earnst's were Plasterers.

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  • Plasterer


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Earnst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Earnst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Earnst 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 70 immigration records available for the last name Earnst. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 389 military records available for the last name Earnst. For the veterans among your Earnst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Earnst Life Expectancy

What is the average Earnst lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Earnst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Earnst in 1963 was 36, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Earnst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Earnst 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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