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Ehrenfeld Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named, perhaps the one near Cologne. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental compound name composed of German Ehre ‘honor’ + Feld ‘field’.

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


Similar surnames: Ehrenberg, Grunfeld, Schoenfeld, Rehfeld, Rosenfeld, Kornfeld

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Ehrenfeld Family Origin

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Ehrenfeld Family Occupations

What did your Ehrenfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ehrenfeld family was Keeping House. The most common Ehrenfeld occupation in the USA was Barber. 11% of Ehrenfeld's were Barbers. Barber, Cigar Manufacture and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ehrenfeld.

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  • Barber

    11%
  • Cigar Manufacture

    11%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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Ehrenfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ehrenfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehrenfeld lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ehrenfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ehrenfeld in 1962 was 46, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehrenfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehrenfeld 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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