Ehler Family History

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Ehler Name Meaning

North German: variant of Ehlert.

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

Similar surnames: Eiler, Eller, Ehlers, Ehrler, Zehler, Ehle, Ehlert, Fehler, Ahler

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Ehler Family Origin

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Ehler Family Occupations

What did your Ehler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ehler occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 100% of Ehler's were Fishermans.

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  • Fisherman


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

Ehler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Ehler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ehler. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ehler. For the veterans among your Ehler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehler Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehler lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Ehler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Ehler in 1947 was 51, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehler 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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