Elks Name Meaning

English: reduced form of Elkins.

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


Similar surnames: Ell, Ells, Elk, Els, Elms, Nelis, Edds, Eales, Ebbs, Wells

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Elks Family Origin

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Elks Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Stone Mason

    5%
  • Cooper

    4%

In 1881, the most common Elks occupation in the UK was Coal Miner . 11% of Elks's were Coal Miner s. A less common occupation for the Elks family was Cooper. Coal Miner , Farmer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elks.

Source: Census data for Elks | Data not to scale

Elks Historical Records

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Elks Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Elks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Elks in 1954 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elks

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