Eld Name Meaning

English: distinguishing name for the older of two bearers of the same personal name, from Middle English eld ‘old’ (from Old English eald). Swedish: ornamental name from Old Norse eldr ‘flame’, ‘fire’.

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


Similar surnames: Old, Elm, Eid, End, Ell, Held, Elg, Ely, Weld, Elden

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Eld Family Origin

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Eld Family Occupations

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  • (Sadler) Cased Hame Finisher

    2%
  • (Sadler) Hame & Chain Maker Employing 23 Men & 2 Boys

    2%
  • ... No Occupation

    2%
  • Ag Labourer

    2%

In 1881, (Sadler) Cased Hame Finisher, (Sadler) Hame & Chain Maker Employing 23 Men & 2 Boys and ... No Occupation were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eld. The most common Eld occupation in the UK was (Sadler) Cased Hame Finisher. 2% of Eld's were (Sadler) Cased Hame Finishers. A less common occupation for the Eld family was Ag Labourer.

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Eld Historical Records

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Eld Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Eld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Eld in 1954 was 73, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eld

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