Ethany Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Ethany 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: Bethany, Athans, Athan, Thang, Ethen, Thane, Mahany, Thanh, Than

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Ethany Family Origin

Where is the Ethany family from?

Family Insights Distribution Map

Ethany Family Occupations

What did your Ethany ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census data for Ethany

Ethany Historical Records

What Ethany family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 41 census records available for the last name Ethany. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ethany census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Ethany

Passenger List

There are 4 immigration records available for the last name Ethany. 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.

View all Ethany immigration records

Draft Card

There are 39 military records available for the last name Ethany. For the veterans among your Ethany ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Ethany military records

You've only scratched the surface of Ethany family history.

Ethany Life Expectancy

What is the average Ethany lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ethany 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ethany

Look up another name