Erlinger Family History

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Erlinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called named Erling or Erlingen (see Erling).

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

Similar surnames: Werlinger, Ellinger, Berlinger, Ehlinger, Erlanger, Herlinger

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Erlinger Family Origin

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Erlinger Family Occupations

What did your Erlinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Erlinger occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Erlinger's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Erlinger family was Coachsmith. Laborer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erlinger.

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  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Coachsmith


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Erlinger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Erlinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Erlinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erlinger 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 232 immigration records available for the last name Erlinger. 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 431 military records available for the last name Erlinger. For the veterans among your Erlinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erlinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Erlinger lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Erlinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Erlinger in 1965 was 69, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erlinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erlinger 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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