Ehlers Family History

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Ehlers Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Ehlert.

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

Similar surnames: Eilers, Ahlers, Ehler, Ehlert, Eggers, Ebbers, Eppers, Ebers, Elbers

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Ehlers Family Origin

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Ehlers Family Occupations

What did your Ehlers ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ehlers occupation in the UK was Grinder (Artzn). 14% of Ehlers's were Grinder (Artzn)s. A less common occupation for the Ehlers family was Merchant Australian. Grinder (Artzn), Laborer In Sugar Refinery and Mangling were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ehlers.

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  • Grinder (Artzn)

  • Laborer In Sugar Refinery

  • Mangling

  • Merchant Australian


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

Ehlers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Ehlers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehlers 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 50,000 immigration records available for the last name Ehlers. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Ehlers. For the veterans among your Ehlers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehlers Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehlers lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ehlers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ehlers in 1943 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehlers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehlers 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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