Elbell Family History

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Elbell Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Bell, Isbell, Elwell, Asbell, Lubell, Cabell, Olwell, Lobell, Lell

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Elbell Family Origin

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Elbell Family Occupations

What did your Elbell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elbell occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Elbell's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer


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

Elbell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 397 census records available for the last name Elbell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elbell 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 28 immigration records available for the last name Elbell. 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 42 military records available for the last name Elbell. For the veterans among your Elbell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elbell Life Expectancy

What is the average Elbell lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Elbell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Elbell in 1967 was 78, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elbell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elbell 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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