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Eroh Surname Meaning

Americanized form of an unidentified German surname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Roh, Troy, Roch, Herod, Froh, Fron, Kerth, Grosh, Emch, Tron

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Where is the Eroh family from?

You can see how Eroh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eroh family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Eroh families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Eroh families living in Leicestershire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Eroh's in United Kingdom. Leicestershire had the highest population of Eroh families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eroh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eroh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eroh. 27% of Eroh men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Eroh women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eroh were Salesman and Operator. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    30%
  • New Worker
    30%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Operator
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Eroh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eroh census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 63 immigration records available for the last name Eroh. 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 Cards

There are 556 military records available for the last name Eroh. For the veterans among your Eroh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eroh lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Eroh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Eroh in 1956 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

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