Elsner Family History

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Elsner Name Meaning

German: in Silesia, a topographic name from Slavic olesna ‘alder’. In northern Germany it has the same meaning, but is derived from Middle Low German else ‘alder’. It may also be a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Essner, Ellner, Elster, Eisner, Else, Elsen, Risner, Easter, Esper

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Elsner Family Origin

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Elsner Family Occupations

What did your Elsner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Ladys Boarding House Keeper and Pawnbroker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Elsner. The most common Elsner occupation in the UK was Ladys Boarding House Keeper. 50% of Elsner's were Ladys Boarding House Keepers.

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  • Ladys Boarding House Keeper

    50%
  • Pawnbroker

    50%

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

Elsner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Elsner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elsner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Elsner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Elsner. For the veterans among your Elsner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elsner Life Expectancy

What is the average Elsner lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Elsner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Elsner in 1954 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elsner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elsner 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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