14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Elkin Family History

Elkin Name Meaning
English: from a pet form of Elis (see Ellis).Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Elke + the Slavic suffix -in.Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Elke, a pet form of Elijah + the Slavic suffix -in.

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

146,534 Historical Documents with Elkin on Ancestry.com
37,850 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,878 Military Records
4,326 Immigration Records
27,799 Census and Voter Lists
72,681 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Elkin Families

  • Number of Elkin families
     68 - 134
     23 - 67
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Elkin families
     127 - 251
     43 - 126
     1 - 42
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Elkin families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Elkin census records

You can see how Elkin families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Elkin census records >

Elkin Family Origin

Click on a place to view Elkin immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Elkin 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.

View all Elkin immigration records >

Elkin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Elkin immigration records

You can find out when most of the Elkin 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.

View all Elkin immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Elkin

Click on a circle in the chart to view Elkin birth and death records

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.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View all Elkin ancestors in the SSDI

Elkin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Elkin census records

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

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

View all Elkin census records >

Elkin Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Elkin military records >

Message Board about Elkin 80 Threads, 92 Messages

Look up another family name
×
  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | Privacy | Terms and Conditions