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Elsass Family History

Elsass Name Meaning
German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): regional name for someone from Alsace, German Elsass (see Elsasser).

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

21,940 Historical Documents with Elsass on Ancestry.com
2,985 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,988 Military Records
212 Immigration Records
1,472 Census and Voter Lists
10,283 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Elsass Families

  • Number of Elsass families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Elsass families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Elsass last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Elsass census records

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Elsass Family Origin

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Elsass Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Elsass

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Elsass Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Elsass census records

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Elsass Civil War Service Records

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