Elswick Family History

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Elswick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire, so named from the Old English personal name Æ{dh}elsige (see Elston) + wic ‘dairy farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Beswick, Ellick, Goswick, Fenwick, Harwick, Eslick, Cowick, Warwick

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Elswick Family Origin

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Elswick Family Occupations

What did your Elswick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Elswick. 15% of Elswick men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Elswick women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elswick were Coal Loader and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Laborer
  • Coal Loader

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper

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

Elswick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Elswick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elswick 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 118 immigration records available for the last name Elswick. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Elswick. For the veterans among your Elswick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elswick Life Expectancy

What is the average Elswick lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Elswick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Elswick in 1945 was 32, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elswick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elswick 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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