Elbel Family History

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Elbel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name mentioned at Elbe 2.

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


Similar surnames: Elbe, Ebel, Ebell, Lobel, Eckel, Uebel, Felkel, Engel, Alber, Eber

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Elbel Family Origin

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Elbel Family Occupations

What did your Elbel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Barbar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elbel. A less common occupation for the Elbel family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Elbel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Elbel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    21%
  • Barbar

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%

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

Elbel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Elbel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elbel 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 Elbel. 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 Elbel. For the veterans among your Elbel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elbel Life Expectancy

What is the average Elbel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Elbel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Elbel in 1955 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elbel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elbel 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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