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Elbaum Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Ölbaum ‘olive tree’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Baum, Flaum, Wallbaum, Elgart, Kienbaum, Goldbaum, Pflaum, Neubaum

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Where is the Elbaum family from?

You can see how Elbaum families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elbaum family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Elbaum families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 16 Elbaum families living in New York. This was about 48% of all the recorded Elbaum's in USA. New York had the highest population of Elbaum families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elbaum surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elbaum ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Elbaum. 40% of Elbaum men worked as a Salesman and 24% of Elbaum women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elbaum were Owner and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Manager
  • Owner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
  • Typist
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Elbaum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elbaum census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Elbaum. 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 Cards

There are 195 military records available for the last name Elbaum. For the veterans among your Elbaum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Elbaum lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Elbaum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Elbaum in 1958 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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