Elbey Family History

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Elbey 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: Ley, Kley, Iley, Bey, Olney, Alber, Mabey, Alley, Elbe, Bley

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Elbey Family Origin

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Elbey Family Occupations

What did your Elbey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elbey occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Elbey's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Elbey.

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  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Elbey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 131 census records available for the last name Elbey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elbey 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 22 immigration records available for the last name Elbey. 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 27 military records available for the last name Elbey. For the veterans among your Elbey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elbey Life Expectancy

What is the average Elbey lifespan?

Between 1975 and 1989, in the United States, Elbey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Elbey in 1975 was 70, and 80 in 1989.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elbey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elbey 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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