Elwan Family History

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Elwan 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: Elman, Ewan, Elton, Elson, Elias, Swan, Ellen, Lian, Selman, Kelman

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Elwan Family Origin

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Elwan Family Occupations

What did your Elwan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Cylinder Press St Seder was the top reported job for people in the US named Elwan.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Cylinder Press St Seder
    100%

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

Elwan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 89 census records available for the last name Elwan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elwan 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 31 immigration records available for the last name Elwan. 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 10 military records available for the last name Elwan. For the veterans among your Elwan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elwan Life Expectancy

What is the average Elwan lifespan?

Between 1994 and 1997, in the United States, Elwan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Elwan in 1994 was 53, and 65 in 1997.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elwan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elwan 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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