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Ehnes Surname Meaning

German: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Ehnert .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Enis, Kunes, Ahles, Thies, Enes, Eales, Benes, Eakes, Hees, Aynes

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Where is the Ehnes family from?

You can see how Ehnes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ehnes family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ehnes families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Ehnes families living in London. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ehnes's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Ehnes families in 1891.
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What did your Ehnes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Examiner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ehnes. 66% of Ehnes men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Ehnes women worked as an Examiner. .

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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
    66%
  • Printer
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Examiner
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ehnes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehnes 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 252 immigration records available for the last name Ehnes. 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 661 military records available for the last name Ehnes. For the veterans among your Ehnes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ehnes lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ehnes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ehnes in 1963 was 73, and 88 in 2004.

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