Eliot Family History

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Eliot Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Elliott.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Elliot, Evitt, Elson, Heriot, Lion, Meritt, Litt, Elin, Elliott

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Eliot Family Origin

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Eliot Family Occupations

What did your Eliot ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Banker & Alderman, Blacksmith and Bleacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eliot. A less common occupation for the Eliot family was Butcher. The most common Eliot occupation in the UK was Banker & Alderman. 4% of Eliot's were Banker & Aldermans.

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  • Banker & Alderman

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Bleacher

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Eliot Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Eliot Life Expectancy

What is the average Eliot lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Eliot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Eliot in 1955 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eliot

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eliot 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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