Ellers Family History

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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 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ellers. 20% of Ellers men worked as a General Labourer and 28% of Ellers women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ellers were Dock Labourer retired and House Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    20%
  • Bank Official
    10%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Dock Labourer retired
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    28%
  • Dress Maker
    12%
  • House Duties
    6%
  • House Work
    6%

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

Ellers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 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 610 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 893 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

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