Ehrke Family History

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Ehrke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with Old High German era ‘honor’.

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

Similar surnames: Ehrle, Ihrke, Ehmke, Eike, Ehlke, Hake, Gehrke, Ehren, Berke, Lehrke

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Ehrke Family Origin

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Ehrke Family Occupations

What did your Ehrke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ehrke. 35% of Ehrke men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Ehrke women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ehrke were Salesman and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Housework Farm Laborer
  • Laborer

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

Ehrke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ehrke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehrke 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 839 immigration records available for the last name Ehrke. 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 595 military records available for the last name Ehrke. For the veterans among your Ehrke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehrke Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehrke lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Ehrke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Ehrke in 1948 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

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