Elwards Family History

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Elwards 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: Elward, Edwards, Edward, Alwardt, Elhard, Elardo, Alward, Sowards

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Elwards Family Origin

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Elwards Family Occupations

What did your Elwards ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Aircraftman Nursing Orderly and Home Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Elwards. 25% of Elwards men worked as an Aircraftman Nursing Orderly

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Aircraftman Nursing Orderly
    25%
  • Assistant Printer Unemployed
    25%
  • Pensioner
    25%
  • Window Cleaner
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Home Duties
    100%

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

Elwards Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 363 census records available for the last name Elwards. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elwards 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 Elwards. 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 41 military records available for the last name Elwards. For the veterans among your Elwards ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elwards Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elwards 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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