Elgee Family History

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Elgee 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: Algee, Lee, Alger, Engel, Algeo, Eagle, Elmer, Gee, Ellen, Egger

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Elgee Family Origin

Where is the Elgee family from?

Elgee Family Occupations

What did your Elgee ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Elgee family was Pig Iron Trades Clerk. The most common Elgee occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 17% of Elgee's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Fishmonger and Major General Royal Artillery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elgee.

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  • Annuitant

  • Fishmonger

  • Major General Royal Artillery

  • Pig Iron Trades Clerk


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

Elgee Historical Records

What Elgee family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1891 UK census records for Elgee

Passenger List

There are 425 immigration records available for the last name Elgee. 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 211 military records available for the last name Elgee. For the veterans among your Elgee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elgee Life Expectancy

What is the average Elgee lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Elgee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Elgee in 1964 was 72, and 87 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elgee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elgee 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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