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Ellers Name Meaning

Respelling of German Ehlers. English: habitational name from High and Low Ellers in West Yorkshire, named from Old English alras, plural of alor ‘alder’.

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


Similar surnames: Eller, Feller, Ellerby, Zeller, Deller, Elfers, Sellers, Illes, Alles

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Ellers Family Origin

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Ellers Family Occupations

What did your Ellers ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ellers family was Cordwainer. The most common Ellers occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Ellers's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Brewers Lab and Cardroom Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ellers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    20%
  • Brewers Lab

    20%
  • Cardroom Hand

    20%
  • Cordwainer

    20%

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

Ellers Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ellers Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellers lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ellers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Ellers in 1960 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellers 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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