Elget Family History

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Elget 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: Helget, Alger, Engel, Algeo, Elmer, Ellen, Egger, Fleet, Elsen, Ege

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Elget Family Origin

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Elget Family Occupations

What did your Elget ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Elget.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Elget Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 96 census records available for the last name Elget. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elget 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Elget. 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 12 military records available for the last name Elget. For the veterans among your Elget ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elget Life Expectancy

What is the average Elget lifespan?

Between 1967 and 1987, in the United States, Elget life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Elget in 1967 was 88, and 79 in 1987.

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