Elwall Family History

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Elwall Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Elwell, Ekwall, Wall, Ewald, Kelsall, Edsall, Lyall, Ewell, Lawall

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Elwall Family Origin

Where is the Elwall family from?

Elwall Family Occupations

What did your Elwall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Electrical Fitter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Elwall. 50% of Elwall men worked as an Electrical Fitter

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Electrical Fitter
    50%
  • Instrument Maker
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%

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

Elwall Historical Records

What Elwall family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 202 census records available for the last name Elwall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elwall 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 37 immigration records available for the last name Elwall. 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 16 military records available for the last name Elwall. For the veterans among your Elwall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elwall Life Expectancy

What is the average Elwall lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elwall 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elwall

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