Elkhorn Family History

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Elkhorn 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: Horn, Thorn, Korn, Alborn, Uhlhorn, Alcorn, Goshorn, Einhorn, Schorn

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Elkhorn Family Origin

Where is the Elkhorn family from?

Elkhorn Family Occupations

What did your Elkhorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elkhorn occupation in the USA was Small Farmer. 100% of Elkhorn's were Small Farmers.

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  • Small Farmer


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

Elkhorn Historical Records

What Elkhorn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 330 census records available for the last name Elkhorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elkhorn 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Elkhorn. 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 399 military records available for the last name Elkhorn. For the veterans among your Elkhorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elkhorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Elkhorn lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2002, in the United States, Elkhorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Elkhorn in 1972 was 81, and 79 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elkhorn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elkhorn 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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