Ehly Family History

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Ehly Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Ehle.

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

Similar surnames: Ehli, Egly, Ehl, Emily, Ekey, Gehle, Yehl, Ealy, Eby, Ely

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Ehly Family Origin

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Ehly Family Occupations

What did your Ehly ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ehly. 19% of Ehly men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Ehly women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ehly were Attendant and 0

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Attendant

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Waitress
  • 0

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

Ehly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ehly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehly 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 218 immigration records available for the last name Ehly. 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 497 military records available for the last name Ehly. For the veterans among your Ehly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehly Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehly lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ehly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ehly in 1962 was 78, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehly 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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