Elgers Family History

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Elgers 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: Elpers, Elfers, Ellers, Eggers, Elbers, Elders, Alger, Elmer, Egger

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Elgers Family Origin

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Elgers Family Occupations

What did your Elgers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elgers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Elgers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Elgers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 106 census records available for the last name Elgers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elgers 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 31 immigration records available for the last name Elgers. 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 10 military records available for the last name Elgers. For the veterans among your Elgers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elgers Life Expectancy

What is the average Elgers lifespan?

Between 1974 and 1986, in the United States, Elgers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Elgers in 1974 was 29, and 76 in 1986.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elgers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elgers 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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