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Elken Family History

Elken Name Meaning

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

4,030 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Elken on Ancestry.com
934 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
108 Military Records
297 Immigration Records
1,069 Census and Voter Lists
1,622 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Elken Families

  • Number of Elken families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Elken last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Elken last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Elken census records

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Elken Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Elken families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Elken Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Elken families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Elken

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Elken Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Elken census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Elken ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Elken

Did the Elkens fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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