Ehrenberg Family History

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Ehrenberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental compound of German Ehre ‘honor’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Wehrenberg, Eisenberg, Ellenberg, Kornberg, Schoenberg, Rosenberg

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Ehrenberg Family Origin

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Ehrenberg Family Occupations

What did your Ehrenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chief Electrical Engineer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ehrenberg. 10% of Ehrenberg men worked as a Chief Electrical Engineer and 50% of Ehrenberg women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ehrenberg were Master Tailor and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chief Electrical Engineer
    10%
  • Clerk In Holy Order
    10%
  • Jig press Tool Maker (aircraft Works )
    10%
  • Master Tailor
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • (housewife)
    5%
  • Domestic Servant
    5%

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

Ehrenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ehrenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehrenberg 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ehrenberg. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Ehrenberg. For the veterans among your Ehrenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehrenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehrenberg lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ehrenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ehrenberg in 1956 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehrenberg

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