Elting Family History

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Elting Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in Württemberg called Eltingen. It is frequent in New Netherland, in mid Hudson valley.

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


Similar surnames: Elling, Kelting, Epting, Alling, Felsing, Melling, Elsing, Welling

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Elting Family Origin

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Elting Family Occupations

What did your Elting ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Elting. 31% of Elting men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Elting women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elting were Floor Scraper and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Floor Scraper
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    18%
  • Seamstress
    18%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Waitress
    14%

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

Elting Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Elting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elting 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 517 immigration records available for the last name Elting. 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 Elting. For the veterans among your Elting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elting Life Expectancy

What is the average Elting lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Elting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Elting in 1959 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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