Elling Family History

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Elling Name Meaning

North German: habitational name for someone from any of several places in northern Germany named Ellingen or Eldingen.

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

Similar surnames: Erling, Etling, Belling, Alling, Welling, Helling, Delling, Melling

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Elling Family Origin

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Elling Family Occupations

What did your Elling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Elling family was Retired Butcher. Carver & Gilder, Corn Porter and Farm Baliff Farming 360 Acres Employing 10 Labourers And 6 Boys were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elling. The most common Elling occupation in the UK was Carver & Gilder. 20% of Elling's were Carver & Gilders.

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  • Carver & Gilder

  • Corn Porter

  • Farm Baliff Farming 360 Acres Employing 10 Labourers And 6 Boys

  • Retired Butcher


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

Elling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Elling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elling 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Elling. 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 Elling. For the veterans among your Elling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elling Life Expectancy

What is the average Elling lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Elling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Elling in 1956 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elling 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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