Erny Family History

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Erny Name Meaning

Altered form of German Erne. French: habitational name from a place in the Pas-de-Calais, so named from the Germanic personal name Erno + the Latin suffix -iacum.

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

Similar surnames: Cerny, Berry, Merry, Erno, Arney, Terry, Troy, Bern, Perna, Arno

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Erny Family Origin

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Erny Family Occupations

What did your Erny ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Erny family was Basket Maker. Laborer, Farmer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erny. The most common Erny occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Erny's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Basket Maker


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Erny Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Erny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ernycensus 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 618 immigration records available for the last name Erny. 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 712 military records available for the last name Erny. For the veterans among your Erny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erny Life Expectancy

What is the average Erny lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Erny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Erny in 1955 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erny 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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