Ellefsen Family History

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Ellefsen Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from Ellef, from the Old Norse personal name Eilífr, a compound of ei ‘alone’, ‘sole’ or ‘always’ + lífr ‘living’, ‘alive’.

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


Similar surnames: Tellefsen, Tollefsen, Ellenson, Evensen, Ellingsen, Helgesen

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Ellefsen Family Origin

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Ellefsen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Clerk Vessel Line

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Ellefsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Ellefsen's were Farmers. Farmer and Clerk Vessel Line were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ellefsen.

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Ellefsen Historical Records

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Ellefsen Life Expectancy

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Famous Ellefsen Family

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