Ehrman Family History

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Ehrman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Ehrmann. Americanized spelling of German Ehrmann 1.

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

Similar surnames: Behrman, Lehrman, Erman, Earman, Ehman, Ehrmann, Furman, Shuman

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Ehrman Family Origin

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Ehrman Family Occupations

What did your Ehrman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ehrman family was Laborer. The most common Ehrman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Ehrman's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ehrman.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ehrman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ehrman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Ehrman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehrman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ehrman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ehrman. For the veterans among your Ehrman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehrman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehrman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ehrman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ehrman in 1956 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ehrman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ehrman 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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