Ethan Family History

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Ethan Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Athan, Ethen, Than, Han, Tan, Shan, Mohan, Gahan, Hetman, Khan

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Ethan Family Origin

Where is the Ethan family from?

Ethan Family Occupations

What did your Ethan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Hotel And Saloon were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ethan. A less common occupation for the Ethan family was Tailor. The most common Ethan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Ethan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Hotel And Saloon

  • Tailor


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

Ethan Historical Records

What Ethan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 309 census records available for the last name Ethan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ethan 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 39 immigration records available for the last name Ethan. 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 116 military records available for the last name Ethan. For the veterans among your Ethan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ethan Life Expectancy

What is the average Ethan lifespan?

Average Ethan life expectancy in 1980 was 74 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 71.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ethan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ethan 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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