Ehlke Family History

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Ehlke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of Ehle.

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

Similar surnames: Ehmke, Oehlke, Ehrke, Ehle, Pehlke, Behlke, Dehnke, Hilke, Ihrke

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Ehlke Family Origin

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Ehlke Family Occupations

What did your Ehlke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ehlke. 33% of Ehlke men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Ehlke women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ehlke were Proprietor and Farmwife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
  • Cook
  • Farmwife

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

Ehlke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ehlke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehlke 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 253 immigration records available for the last name Ehlke. 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 262 military records available for the last name Ehlke. For the veterans among your Ehlke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehlke Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehlke lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ehlke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ehlke in 1956 was 55, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehlke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehlke 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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