Elberfeld Family History

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Elberfeld 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: Berfield, Bergfeld, Bernfeld, Merfeld, Rubenfeld, Sommerfeld, Berwald

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Elberfeld Family Origin

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Elberfeld Family Occupations

What did your Elberfeld ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Elberfeld family was Shoemaker. Dry Goods & Groceries, Farmer and Fire Insurance Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elberfeld. The most common Elberfeld occupation in the USA was Dry Goods & Groceries. 20% of Elberfeld's were Dry Goods & Groceriess.

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  • Dry Goods & Groceries

  • Farmer

  • Fire Insurance Agent

  • Shoemaker


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

Elberfeld Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 697 census records available for the last name Elberfeld. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elberfeld census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Elberfeld

Passenger List

There are 187 immigration records available for the last name Elberfeld. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Elberfeld. For the veterans among your Elberfeld ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elberfeld Life Expectancy

What is the average Elberfeld lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Elberfeld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Elberfeld in 1959 was 57, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elberfeld

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elberfeld 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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