Elwold Family History

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Elwold 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: Elwood, Ewald, Wold, Elwell, Elford, Elrod, Elward, Erwood, Alwood

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Elwold Family Origin

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Elwold Family Occupations

What did your Elwold ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Elwold.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    100%

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

Elwold Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31 census records available for the last name Elwold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elwold 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 7 immigration records available for the last name Elwold. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Elwold. For the veterans among your Elwold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elwold Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elwold 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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