Ellstrom Family History

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Ellstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Ellström): ornamental name composed of an uncertain first element (perhaps from eld ‘fire’) + ström ‘stream’, ‘current’.

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

Similar surnames: Elfstrom, Hellstrom, Edstrom, Malstrom, Wenstrom, Ekstrom, Holstrom

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Ellstrom Family Origin

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Ellstrom Family Occupations

What did your Ellstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ellstrom. The most common Ellstrom occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 25% of Ellstrom's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Ellstrom family was Pistol Maker.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Pistol Maker


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

Ellstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ellstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ellstrom 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 Ellstrom. 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 357 military records available for the last name Ellstrom. For the veterans among your Ellstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ellstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellstrom lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ellstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ellstrom in 1955 was 52, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellstrom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellstrom 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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