Elza Family History

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Elza Name Meaning

From a short form of the personal name Elisabeth (see Elizabeth), though the language of origin is unidentified.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lia, Penza, Ela, Elia, Enz, Elbe, Belka, Benza, Buza, Elmo

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Elza Family Origin

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Elza Family Occupations

What did your Elza ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elza. The most common Elza occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Elza's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Elza family was Farm Labourer.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Labourer

    6%

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Elza Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Elza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elza 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Elza. 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 Elza. For the veterans among your Elza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elza Life Expectancy

What is the average Elza lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Elza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Elza in 1963 was 72, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elza

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elza 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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