Eldred Family History

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Eldred Name Meaning

English: variant of Aldred.

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

Similar surnames: Aldred, Allred, Alred, Eldredge, Eldreth, Eddie, Elmes, Efurd

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Eldred Family Origin

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Eldred Family Occupations

What did your Eldred ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eldred. 21% of Eldred men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Eldred women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eldred were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Eldred Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Eldred. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eldred 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Eldred. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Eldred. For the veterans among your Eldred ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eldred Life Expectancy

What is the average Eldred lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Eldred life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Eldred in 1949 was 70, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eldred

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eldred 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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