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Ehrhard Family History

Ehrhard Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Ehrhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Erhard, Ehrhart, Erhart, Erhardt, Earhart, Eberhard, Earnhart, Echard

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Where is the Ehrhard family from?

You can see how Ehrhard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ehrhard family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ehrhard families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Ehrhard families living in Sussex. This was about 67% of all the recorded Ehrhard's in the UK. Sussex had the highest population of Ehrhard families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ehrhard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ehrhard ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ehrhard. 27% of Ehrhard men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Ehrhard women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ehrhard were Painter and Teacher.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Salesman
    22%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Painter
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    28%
  • Shoe Worker
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Teacher
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ehrhard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehrhard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ehrhard. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ehrhard. For the veterans among your Ehrhard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ehrhard lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ehrhard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ehrhard in 1954 was 58, and 85 in 2004.

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