Els Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a vernacular form of the Biblical name Elijah (see Elias).

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


Similar surnames: Pels, Ely, Ell, Ess, Else, Elo, Elk, Sens, Ris, Heis

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Els Family Origin

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Els Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Bar-Keeper

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • House Carpenter

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Els family was House Carpenter. Farmer, Bar-Keeper and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Els. The most common Els occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Els's were Farmers.

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Els Historical Records

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Els Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Els life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Els in 1961 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Els

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