Elsing Family History

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Elsing Name Meaning

German: from a variant of the old personal name Elsung.

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


Similar surnames: Emling, Helling, Elting, Ensing, Melling, Leising, Elling, Welling

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Elsing Family Origin

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Elsing Family Occupations

What did your Elsing ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Elsing. 38% of Elsing men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Elsing women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elsing were Farming and Farmer Wife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Farm Work
    18%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farming
    14%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    45%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • Farmer Wife
    23%

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

Elsing Historical Records

What Elsing family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Elsing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elsing 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 297 immigration records available for the last name Elsing. 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 319 military records available for the last name Elsing. For the veterans among your Elsing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elsing Life Expectancy

What is the average Elsing lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Elsing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Elsing in 1944 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elsing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elsing 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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