Ehler Family History

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Ehler Name Meaning

North German: variant of Ehlert.

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


Similar surnames: Eiler, Eller, Ehlers, Ehrler, Zehler, Ehle, Ehlert, Fehler, Ahler

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Ehler Family Origin

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Ehler Family Occupations

What did your Ehler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ehler. 32% of Ehler men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Ehler women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ehler were Manager and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Manager
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    14%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%

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

Ehler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Ehler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ehler. 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 Ehler. For the veterans among your Ehler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehler Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehler lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Ehler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Ehler in 1947 was 51, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehler 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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