Elmo Family History

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Elmo Name Meaning

from the personal name Elmo, probably a Germanic name derived from helm ‘helmet’, ‘protection’. from a vernacular altered form of the personal name Erasmus (see Eramo).

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

Similar surnames: Helm, Alm, Elo, Elbe, Elm, Emm, Lello, Bello, Olmo, Gelo

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Elmo Family Origin

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Elmo Family Occupations

What did your Elmo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Elmo. 32% of Elmo men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Elmo women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elmo were Farm Labor and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farm Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Operator
  • Housewife

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

Elmo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Elmo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elmo 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 655 immigration records available for the last name Elmo. 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 719 military records available for the last name Elmo. For the veterans among your Elmo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elmo Life Expectancy

What is the average Elmo lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Elmo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Elmo in 1960 was 63, and 86 in 2004.

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