Elwanger Family History

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Elwanger 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: Ellwanger, Swanger, Langer, Berwanger, Elander, Wanger, Ellinger

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Elwanger Family Origin

Where is the Elwanger family from?

Elwanger Family Occupations

What did your Elwanger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Elwanger. 35% of Elwanger men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Elwanger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elwanger were Coad Constr and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farm Work
    7%
  • Coad Constr
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    28%
  • Bress Making
    10%
  • Casheir
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

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

Elwanger Historical Records

What Elwanger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 816 census records available for the last name Elwanger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elwanger 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 62 immigration records available for the last name Elwanger. 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 113 military records available for the last name Elwanger. For the veterans among your Elwanger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elwanger Life Expectancy

What is the average Elwanger lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2001, in the United States, Elwanger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Elwanger in 1967 was 71, and 7 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elwanger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elwanger 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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