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Elchert Family History

Elchert Name Meaning
Dutch or North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agil ‘edge’, ‘tip’ (of a sword) + hard ‘hardy’, ‘bold’. This name is found chiefly in OH.

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

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217 Military Records
32 Immigration Records
893 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Elchert Families

  • Number of Elchert families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Elchert families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Elchert last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Elchert Family Origin

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Elchert Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Elchert

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Elchert Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Elchert

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