Ellegood Family History

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Ellegood Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Ellguth, a habitational name from any of several places in Silesia, which were dubbed lgota ‘relief from (taxes)’ in Slavic; these were German settlements which were exempt from taxation.

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


Similar surnames: Eller, Livergood, Elleman, Elwood, Ellenwood, Gatewood, Ellington

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Ellegood Family Origin

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Ellegood Family Occupations

What did your Ellegood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping Resturant and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ellegood. A less common occupation for the Ellegood family was Physician And Farmer. The most common Ellegood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Ellegood's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping Resturant

    9%
  • Lawyer

    9%
  • Physician And Farmer

    9%

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Ellegood Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ellegood Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellegood lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ellegood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Ellegood in 1953 was 32, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellegood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellegood 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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