Ehrke Family History

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Ehrke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with Old High German era ‘honor’.

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

Similar surnames: Ehrle, Ihrke, Ehmke, Eike, Ehlke, Hake, Gehrke, Ehren, Berke, Lehrke

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Ehrke Family Origin

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Ehrke Family Occupations

What did your Ehrke ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Insurance Clerk and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ehrke. 50% of Ehrke men worked as an Insurance Clerk and 34% of Ehrke women worked as a Domestic Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ehrke were Schoolmaster Retired Private Tutor and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Insurance Clerk
  • Schoolmaster Retired Private Tutor

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
  • Hoffman Steam Presser
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Ehrke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ehrke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehrke 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 839 immigration records available for the last name Ehrke. 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 595 military records available for the last name Ehrke. For the veterans among your Ehrke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehrke Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehrke lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Ehrke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Ehrke in 1948 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehrke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehrke 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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