Ernsberger Family History

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Ernsberger Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Ernstberger, a habitational name for someone from a place called Ernstberg in East Prussia, or from any of several places called Arnsberg.

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


Similar surnames: Hunsberger, Froneberger, Leinberger, Mansberger, Honsberger

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Ernsberger Family Origin

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Ernsberger Family Occupations

What did your Ernsberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ernsberger family was Day Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ernsberger. The most common Ernsberger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Ernsberger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Day Laborer

    5%

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Ernsberger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ernsberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ernsberger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ernsberger. 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 Ernsberger. For the veterans among your Ernsberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ernsberger Life Expectancy

What is the average Ernsberger lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ernsberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Ernsberger in 1953 was 60, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ernsberger 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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