El Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Al, Ji, Lu, Yu, Ku, Li, Wu, Xu, Ko, Fu

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El Family Origin

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El Family Occupations

What did your El ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your El ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Laborer

    100%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, the most common El occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of El's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for El | Data not to scale

El Historical Records

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El Life Expectancy

What is the average El lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your El 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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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, El life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for El in 1963 was 71, and 58 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for El

Famous El Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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