Ellson Family History

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Ellson Name Meaning

reduced form of Ellison. variant spelling of Elson.

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

Similar surnames: Elson, Ellyson, Ohlson, Eidson, Jellison, Willson, Gilson, Ellen

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Ellson Family Origin

Where is the Ellson family from?

Ellson Family Occupations

What did your Ellson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ellson. The most common Ellson occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Ellson's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Ellson family was Labourer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Baker

  • Labourer


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

Ellson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Ellson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ellson 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 Ellson. 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 740 military records available for the last name Ellson. For the veterans among your Ellson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ellson Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ellson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Ellson in 1962 was 85, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellson 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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