Elia Family History

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Elia 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: Lia, Alia, Li, Oliva, Lis, Lin, Xia, Elias, Lian, Ali

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Elia Family Origin

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Elia Family Occupations

What did your Elia ancestors do for a living?

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

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Elia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Elia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elia 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 Elia. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Elia. For the veterans among your Elia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elia Life Expectancy

What is the average Elia lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elia 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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Famous Elia Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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