Elden Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm so named, from a river name derived from Old Norse eldr ‘flame’, ‘fire’, possibly with ironic reference to the icy coldness of the water. Altered spelling of Eldon.

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


Similar surnames: Eden, Alden, Olden, Eldon, Selden, Elsen, Welden, Olsen, Hyden, Eggen

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Elden Family Origin

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Elden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Jeweler

    3%

In 1880, the most common Elden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Elden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Elden family was Jeweler. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elden.

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Elden Historical Records

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Elden Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Elden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Elden in 1941 was 39, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elden

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