Ehlert Family History

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Ehlert Name Meaning

North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agil ‘edge’, ‘point’ (of a sword) + hard ‘brave’, ‘hardy’, ‘strong’ or ward ‘guard’.

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


Similar surnames: Eilert, Ehnert, Ahlert, Eisert, Ebert, Elbert, Gellert, Ehle, Oehlert

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Ehlert Family Origin

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Ehlert Family Occupations

What did your Ehlert ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayers Labourer Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ehlert. 12% of Ehlert men worked as a Bricklayers Labourer Heavy Worker and 58% of Ehlert women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ehlert were General Labourer Bandagework and Sandage Factory Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayers Labourer Heavy Worker
    12%
  • Clerk Insurance Industry Ivy
    12%
  • Fish Cobber Heavy Worker
    12%
  • General Labourer Bandagework
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    58%
  • None incapacitated
    8%
  • Railway Buffet Manageress
    8%
  • Sandage Factory Worker
    8%

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

Ehlert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Ehlert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehlert 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ehlert. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Ehlert. For the veterans among your Ehlert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehlert Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehlert lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Ehlert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ehlert in 1948 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehlert

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