Elgesser Family History

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Elgesser 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: Engesser, Elsesser, Elsasser, Lesser, Elsaesser, Gesser, Messer

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Elgesser Family Origin

Where is the Elgesser family from?

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Elgesser Family Occupations

What did your Elgesser ancestors do for a living?

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

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Elgesser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12 census records available for the last name Elgesser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elgesser 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Elgesser. 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 3 military records available for the last name Elgesser. For the veterans among your Elgesser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elgesser Life Expectancy

What is the average Elgesser lifespan?

Average Elgesser life expectancy in 1973 was 76 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elgesser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elgesser 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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