Ehrenfeld Family History

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Ehrenfeld Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named, perhaps the one near Cologne. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental compound name composed of German Ehre ‘honor’ + Feld ‘field’.

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


Similar surnames: Ehrenberg, Grunfeld, Schoenfeld, Rehfeld, Rosenfeld, Kornfeld

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Ehrenfeld Family Origin

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Ehrenfeld Family Occupations

What did your Ehrenfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Butcher Apprentice and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ehrenfeld. 17% of Ehrenfeld men worked as a Butcher Apprentice and 67% of Ehrenfeld women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ehrenfeld were Formerly Dealer In Prod Private Means App Wireless and Shop house Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Butcher Apprentice
    17%
  • Butcher Shop Keeper
    17%
  • Farm Hand (agriculture)
    17%
  • Formerly Dealer In Prod Private Means App Wireless
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Shop house Duties
    34%

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

Ehrenfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ehrenfeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehrenfeld 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 994 immigration records available for the last name Ehrenfeld. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ehrenfeld. For the veterans among your Ehrenfeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehrenfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehrenfeld lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ehrenfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ehrenfeld in 1962 was 46, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehrenfeld

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