Ehrenberg Family History

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Ehrenberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental compound of German Ehre ‘honor’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Wehrenberg, Eisenberg, Ellenberg, Kornberg, Schoenberg, Rosenberg

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Ehrenberg Family Origin

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Ehrenberg Family Occupations

What did your Ehrenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ehrenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Ehrenberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ehrenberg family was Carpenter. Farmer, Tailor and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ehrenberg.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Tailor

    11%
  • At Home

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Ehrenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ehrenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehrenberg lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ehrenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ehrenberg in 1956 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehrenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehrenberg 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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