Ehlke Family History

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Ehlke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of Ehle.

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


Similar surnames: Ehmke, Oehlke, Ehrke, Ehle, Pehlke, Behlke, Dehnke, Hilke, Ihrke

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Ehlke Family Origin

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Ehlke Family Occupations

What did your Ehlke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ehlke family was Works In Wire Mill. The most common Ehlke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Ehlke's were Farmers. Farmer, Engineer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ehlke.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Engineer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Works In Wire Mill

    13%

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Ehlke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ehlke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehlke 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ehlke. 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 Ehlke. For the veterans among your Ehlke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehlke Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehlke lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ehlke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ehlke in 1956 was 55, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehlke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehlke 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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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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