Erle Family History

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Erle Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent alder tree or trees, from Middle High German erle ‘alder’.

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


Similar surnames: Erler, Merle, Sale, Pyle, Werle, Ehle, Irle, Perle, Ehrle, Ergle

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Erle Family Origin

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Erle Family Occupations

What did your Erle ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Charpentier was the top reported job for people in the CA named Erle. 34% of Erle men worked as a Charpentier

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Charpentier
    34%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Painter
    34%

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

Erle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Erle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erle 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 558 immigration records available for the last name Erle. 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 Erle. For the veterans among your Erle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erle Life Expectancy

What is the average Erle lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Erle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Erle in 1958 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erle 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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