Elcoat Family History

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Elcoat 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: Escott, Alcott, Pelchat, Sloat, Eliot, Olcott, Elcock, Jefcoat

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Elcoat Family Origin

Where is the Elcoat family from?

Elcoat Family Occupations

What did your Elcoat ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Iron Miner, Coachman (Dom) and Currier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elcoat. A less common occupation for the Elcoat family was Farmer. The most common Elcoat occupation in the UK was Iron Miner. 14% of Elcoat's were Iron Miners.

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  • Iron Miner

  • Coachman (Dom)

  • Currier

  • Farmer


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

Elcoat Historical Records

What Elcoat family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 94 immigration records available for the last name Elcoat. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 52 military records available for the last name Elcoat. For the veterans among your Elcoat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elcoat Life Expectancy

What is the average Elcoat lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elcoat 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elcoat

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