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Ehne Family History

Ehne Surname 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: Ehle, Lehne, Ehnes, Ehn, Erne, Dehne, Behne, He, Chae, Cane

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Where is the Ehne family from?

You can see how Ehne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ehne family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Ehne families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 7 Ehne families living in Illinois. This was about 44% of all the recorded Ehne's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Ehne families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ehne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ehne ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ehne. 100% of Ehne men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 162 census records available for the last name Ehne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 66 immigration records available for the last name Ehne. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 24 military records available for the last name Ehne. For the veterans among your Ehne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ehne lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2001, in the United States, Ehne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ehne in 1971 was 83, and 89 in 2001.

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