Elges Family History

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Elges 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: Elles, Elmes, Alger, Engel, Lees, Algeo, Elias, Elmer, Ellen, Egger

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Elges Family Origin

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Elges Family Occupations

What did your Elges ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Elges. The most common Elges occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Elges's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Elges Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 711 census records available for the last name Elges. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elges 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 270 immigration records available for the last name Elges. 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 304 military records available for the last name Elges. For the veterans among your Elges ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elges Life Expectancy

What is the average Elges lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Elges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Elges in 1963 was 85, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elges

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elges 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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