Ehle Family History

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Ehle Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of the personal name Ehlebrecht, from Germanic agil ‘edge’, ‘point’ (of a sword) + berht ‘bright’, ‘shining’.

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


Similar surnames: Mehle, Ehrle, Jehle, Wehle, Ergle, Ehl, Ihle, Ehlke, Ellen, Gehl

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Ehle Family Origin

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Ehle Family Occupations

What did your Ehle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ehle. The most common Ehle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Ehle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ehle family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Ehle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ehle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehle 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ehle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ehle. For the veterans among your Ehle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehle Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehle lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Ehle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ehle in 1952 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehle 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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