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Ehner Family History

Ehner 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: Zehner, Egner, Ebner, Lehner, Dehner, Ahner, Ehnert, Ehmer, Ehnes

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Where is the Ehner family from?

You can see how Ehner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ehner family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Ehner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Ehner families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Ehner's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Ehner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ehner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ehner ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 190 census records available for the last name Ehner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehner 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 75 immigration records available for the last name Ehner. 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 79 military records available for the last name Ehner. For the veterans among your Ehner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ehner lifespan?

Between 1972 and 1992, in the United States, Ehner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ehner in 1972 was 71, and 84 in 1992.

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