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Elpers Family History

Elpers Name Meaning
Dutch: probably, Debrabandere suggests, a variant of Elbers, a patronymic from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ali ‘other’, ‘foreign’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘shining’.

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

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3,000 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
303 Military Records
109 Immigration Records
1,012 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Elpers Families

  • Number of Elpers families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Elpers families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Elpers last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Elpers census records

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Elpers Family Origin

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Elpers Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Elpers

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Elpers Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Elpers census records

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Military Service by Elpers

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