Elderkin Family History

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Elderkin Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Elder.

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


Similar surnames: Enderlin, Larkin, Elder, Peterkin, Elkin, Godkin, Perkin, Alderman

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Elderkin Family Origin

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Elderkin Family Occupations

What did your Elderkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elderkin. A less common occupation for the Elderkin family was Laborer. The most common Elderkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Elderkin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Farming

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Elderkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Elderkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elderkin 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 Elderkin

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Elderkin. 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 Elderkin. For the veterans among your Elderkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elderkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Elderkin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Elderkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Elderkin in 1960 was 70, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elderkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elderkin 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.

Famous Elderkin Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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