Ethen Family History

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Ethen Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; probably of German origin.

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

Similar surnames: Then, Esther, Bethea, Betten, Etue, Etten, Snethen, Eggen, Erben

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Ethen Family Origin

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Ethen Family Occupations

What did your Ethen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ethen. The most common Ethen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Ethen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ethen family was House Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Hotel Keeper

  • House Carpenter


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Ethen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ethen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ethen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ethen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ethen. For the veterans among your Ethen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ethen Life Expectancy

What is the average Ethen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ethen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ethen in 1962 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ethen 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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