Erny Name Meaning

Altered form of German Erne. French: habitational name from a place in the Pas-de-Calais, so named from the Germanic personal name Erno + the Latin suffix -iacum.

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


Similar surnames: Cerny, Berry, Merry, Erno, Arney, Terry, Troy, Bern, Perna, Arno

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Erny Family Origin

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Erny Family Occupations

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erny. The most common Erny occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Erny's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Erny family was Basket Maker.

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • At Home

    9%
  • Basket Maker

    9%

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Erny Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Erny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Erny in 1955 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

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