Ela Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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


Similar surnames: Elza, Ola, Belak, Elia, Elm, Eli, Eld, Elk, Els, Pla

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Ela Family Origin

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Ela Family Occupations

What did your Ela ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ela. A less common occupation for the Ela family was Laborer. The most common Ela occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Ela's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Clergyman

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ela ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ela Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ela. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ela census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ela. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ela. For the veterans among your Ela ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ela Life Expectancy

What is the average Ela lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Ela life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Ela in 1965 was 74, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ela

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ela 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.

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