Ellerby Family History

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Ellerby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire so named, from the Old English personal name Ælfweard + Old Scandinavian býr ‘farmstead’, ‘village’.

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

Similar surnames: Enderby, Ellers, Holderby, Exley, Eller, Engelby, Alley, Feller

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Ellerby Family Origin

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Ellerby Family Occupations

What did your Ellerby ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ellerby. 4% of Ellerby men worked as a General Labourer and 48% of Ellerby women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ellerby were Farmer and Domestic Duties Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Agricultural Labourer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ellerby Historical Records

What Ellerby family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Ellerby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ellerby 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 687 immigration records available for the last name Ellerby. 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 562 military records available for the last name Ellerby. For the veterans among your Ellerby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ellerby Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellerby lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ellerby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Ellerby in 1962 was 79, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellerby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellerby 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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