Elgerton Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Elgerton 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: Edgerton, Egerton, Eagerton, Alderton, Allerton, Yelverton, Everton

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Elgerton Family Origin

Where is the Elgerton family from?

Elgerton Family Occupations

What did your Elgerton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Elgerton occupation in the UK was Brickmaker. 100% of Elgerton's were Brickmakers.

View Census data for Elgerton | Data not to scale

  • Brickmaker


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

Elgerton Historical Records

What Elgerton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 193 census records available for the last name Elgerton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elgerton 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 Elgerton

Passenger List

There are 9 immigration records available for the last name Elgerton. 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.

View all Elgerton immigration records

Draft Card

There are 16 military records available for the last name Elgerton. For the veterans among your Elgerton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Elgerton military records

You've only scratched the surface of Elgerton family history.

Elgerton Life Expectancy

What is the average Elgerton lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elgerton 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 Elgerton

Look up another name