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Elsea Family History

Elsea Name Meaning
Probably an altered spelling of English Elsey or German Else. This name occurs chiefly in TN, OH, and VA.

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

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6,472 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
678 Military Records
156 Immigration Records
4,206 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Elsea Families

  • Number of Elsea families
     18 - 34
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Elsea families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Elsea last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Elsea census records

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Elsea Family Origin

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Elsea Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Elsea

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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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Elsea Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Elsea census records

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Elsea Civil War Service Records

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