Elgethun Family History

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Elgethun 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: Blethen, Gethin, Elletson, Loethen, Elton, Helseth, Ellen, Elston

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Elgethun Family Origin

Where is the Elgethun family from?

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Elgethun Family Occupations

What did your Elgethun ancestors do for a living?

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

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Elgethun Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23 census records available for the last name Elgethun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elgethun 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 Elgethun. 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 1 military records available for the last name Elgethun. For the veterans among your Elgethun ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elgethun Life Expectancy

What is the average Elgethun lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2001, in the United States, Elgethun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Elgethun in 1968 was 84, and 80 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elgethun

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elgethun 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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