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Ehney Family History

Ehney 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: Edney, Ehnes, Erney, Behney, Hey, Cerney, Zehner, Haney, Ney, Heaney

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Where is the Ehney family from?

You can see how Ehney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ehney family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Ehney families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Ehney family living in South Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Ehney's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Ehney families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ehney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ehney ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 267 census records available for the last name Ehney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehney 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Ehney. 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 59 military records available for the last name Ehney. For the veterans among your Ehney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ehney lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2002, in the United States, Ehney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ehney in 1969 was 70, and 80 in 2002.

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