Elgart Family History

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Elgart Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Ölgarten ‘olive garden’. German: habitational name for someone from Elgert in the Rhineland.

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


Similar surnames: Egert, Melgar, Eger, Gard, Ewart, Ehart, Clare, Hilgart, Elbert

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Elgart Family Origin

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Elgart Family Occupations

What did your Elgart ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Elgart. 14% of Elgart men worked as a Salesman and 14% of Elgart women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elgart were Laborer and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    14%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Manager
    5%
  • Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Owner
    10%
  • Saleslady
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Elgart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Elgart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elgart 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 519 immigration records available for the last name Elgart. 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 297 military records available for the last name Elgart. For the veterans among your Elgart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elgart Life Expectancy

What is the average Elgart lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Elgart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Elgart in 1957 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

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