Elbe Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various places named Elbe or from the river name. from a short form of a Germanic personal name beginning Alf-, from an element cognate with Middle Low German alf ‘ghost’, Middle High German alp (plural elbe).

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


Similar surnames: Eber, Else, Elbel, Helle, Eiben, Ellen, Klee, Alber, Selbe, Belle

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Elbe Family Origin

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Elbe Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Boarding House

    9%
  • Dress Maker

    9%
  • Druggist

    9%

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In 1880, the most common Elbe occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 18% of Elbe's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Boarding House and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elbe. A less common occupation for the Elbe family was Druggist.

Source: Census data for Elbe | Data not to scale

Elbe Historical Records

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Elbe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Elbe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Elbe in 1957 was 48, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elbe

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