Erlanger Family History

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Erlanger Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Erlangen in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Erlinger, Herlinger, Ranger, Ehlinger, Lander, Ellinger, Berwanger

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Erlanger Family Origin

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Erlanger Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    14%
  • Button Maker

    14%
  • China

    14%
  • Hat Maker

    14%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Erlanger family was Hat Maker. Butcher, Button Maker and China were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erlanger. The most common Erlanger occupation in the USA was Butcher. 14% of Erlanger's were Butchers.

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Erlanger Historical Records

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Erlanger Life Expectancy

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