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Elste Family History

Elste Name Meaning

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

1,513 Historical Documents with Elste on Ancestry.com
495 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
140 Military Records
261 Immigration Records
423 Census and Voter Lists
194 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Elste Families

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

Elste census records

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Elste 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 Elste 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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Elste Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Elste 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 Elste

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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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Elste Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Elste census records

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

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

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Military Service by Elste

Did the Elstes 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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