Elwardt Family History

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Elwardt 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: Alwardt, Elward, Edward, Ewart, Elgart, Elhard, Elardo, Alward

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Elwardt Family Origin

Where is the Elwardt family from?

Elwardt Family Occupations

What did your Elwardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Advertising Plumbing and Babbitter Cap Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Elwardt. 20% of Elwardt men worked as an Advertising Plumbing and 50% of Elwardt women worked as a Babbitter Cap Maker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elwardt were Farmer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Advertising Plumbing
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Farm Operator
    20%
  • Farmer
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Babbitter Cap Maker
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%

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

Elwardt Historical Records

What Elwardt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 70 census records available for the last name Elwardt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elwardt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Elwardt

Passenger List

There are 13 immigration records available for the last name Elwardt. 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 11 military records available for the last name Elwardt. For the veterans among your Elwardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elwardt Life Expectancy

What is the average Elwardt lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Elwardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Elwardt in 1954 was 31, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elwardt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elwardt 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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