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Ehrich Family History

Ehrich Surname Meaning

North German: from a variant of the personal name Erich from Old Norse Eiríkr (see Eric ). The spelling of the first syllable has been influenced by German names beginning with Ehr- such as Ehrhardt .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Erich, Ehrlich, Burich, Rich, Eirich, Gerich, Urich, Eric, Ulrich

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Where is the Ehrich family from?

You can see how Ehrich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ehrich family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Ehrich families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 58 Ehrich families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 33% of all the recorded Ehrich's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Ehrich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ehrich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ehrich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ehrich. 38% of Ehrich men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Ehrich women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ehrich were Salesman and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Mechanic
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    40%
  • Waitress
    20%
  • Operator
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ehrich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehrich 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ehrich. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Ehrich lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ehrich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ehrich in 1951 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

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