Elguin Family History

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Elguin 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: Elgin, Olguin, Elkin, Guin, Eguia, Ellin, Eglin, Seguin, Blouin

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Elguin Family Origin

Where is the Elguin family from?

Elguin Family Occupations

What did your Elguin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elguin occupation in the USA was Tin Smith. 100% of Elguin's were Tin Smiths.

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  • Tin Smith

    100%

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

Elguin Historical Records

What Elguin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 40 census records available for the last name Elguin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elguin 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Elguin. 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 4 military records available for the last name Elguin. For the veterans among your Elguin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elguin Life Expectancy

What is the average Elguin lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elguin 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 Elguin

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