Ezra Family History

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Ezra Name Meaning

Jewish: from the Hebrew personal name Ezra, meaning ‘help’. Ezra was a Biblical prophet of the 5th century bc who played an important role in the rebuilding of Jerusalem after the Babylonian exile.

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

Similar surnames: Sara, Dora, Kara, Petra, Sera, Erb, Vora, Lora, Elia, Erk

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Ezra Family Origin

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Ezra Family Occupations

What did your Ezra ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ezra family was Sawyer. Bricklayers Labourer, Lithographic Printer (Master Employing 3 Boys) and Noblemans Steward were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ezra. The most common Ezra occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Labourer. 25% of Ezra's were Bricklayers Labourers.

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  • Bricklayers Labourer

  • Lithographic Printer (Master Employing 3 Boys)

  • Noblemans Steward

  • Sawyer


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

Ezra Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ezra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ezra 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 986 immigration records available for the last name Ezra. 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 734 military records available for the last name Ezra. For the veterans among your Ezra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ezra Life Expectancy

What is the average Ezra lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ezra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Ezra in 1956 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ezra

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ezra 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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