Erne Family History

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Erne Name Meaning

German (Alemannic): from a short form of Arnold.

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

Similar surnames: Arne, Erno, Erny, Cerne, Heine, Ergle, Berns, Werne, Berne, Ertel

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Erne Family Origin

Where is the Erne family from?

Erne Family Occupations

What did your Erne ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carter and Earl were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Erne. A less common occupation for the Erne family was Gen Labourer. The most common Erne occupation in the UK was Carter. 33% of Erne's were Carters.

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  • Carter

  • Earl

  • Gen Labourer


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

Erne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Erne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erne 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 723 immigration records available for the last name Erne. 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 943 military records available for the last name Erne. For the veterans among your Erne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erne Life Expectancy

What is the average Erne lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Erne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Erne in 1960 was 53, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erne 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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