Elword Family History

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Elword 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, Elford, Elward, Lord, Edward, Telford, Sword, Welford, Elrod

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Elword Family Origin

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Elword Family Occupations

What did your Elword ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Planning Engineer and Private Means were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Elword.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Planning Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means

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

Elword Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 279 census records available for the last name Elword. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elword 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 23 immigration records available for the last name Elword. 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 20 military records available for the last name Elword. For the veterans among your Elword ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elword Life Expectancy

What is the average Elword lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1987, in the United States, Elword life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Elword in 1965 was 74, and 99 in 1987.

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