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Ehlers Family ~Coat of Arms

Ehlers Family Coat of Arms

Elmer Edward Ehlers

Spelling variations include: Ehlert, Ehlers, Ehler, Eiler, Eilert and others.

First found in Germany, where the name Ehlers came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society.

Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Carl Ehlers, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1803 and Heinrich Ehlers, who came to North America in 1778

All together there are not many families, whose names have existed hundreds of years on the island of  Fehmarn. They also, pro rata often changed in the villages, one can recognize, that most of the names didnít last much longer than 150 to 200 years in the same village, with some exceptions, for instance the Ehlers and Kruse in Schlagsdorf, who stayed there for 450 years.

Ehlers is the

5,343th Most Popular Name in the United States




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