Elwonger Family History

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Elwonger 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, Ellinger, Swonger, Elsinger, Slinger, Swanger, Ellender

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Elwonger Family Origin

Where is the Elwonger family from?

Elwonger Family Occupations

What did your Elwonger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cosmetician were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Elwonger. 37% of Elwonger men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Elwonger women worked as a Cosmetician. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elwonger were Forman and Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Farm Hand
    10%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Forman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cosmetician
    34%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Machine Operator
    34%

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

Elwonger Historical Records

What Elwonger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 197 census records available for the last name Elwonger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elwonger 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 Elwonger

Passenger List

There are 3 immigration records available for the last name Elwonger. 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 30 military records available for the last name Elwonger. For the veterans among your Elwonger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elwonger Life Expectancy

What is the average Elwonger lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Elwonger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Elwonger in 1964 was 77, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elwonger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elwonger 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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