Eleby Family History

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Eleby Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of the English family name Ellerby. This name is found chiefly in TX.

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


Similar surnames: Eley, Exley, Iley, Epley, Ley, Ely, Liby, Emery, Elzy, Ellerby

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Eleby Family Origin

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Eleby Family Occupations

What did your Eleby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Eleby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Eleby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eleby family was Field Hand. Farmer, Farming and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eleby.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farming

    29%
  • Brick Mason

    14%
  • Field Hand

    14%

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

Eleby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Eleby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eleby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Eleby. 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 Eleby. For the veterans among your Eleby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eleby Life Expectancy

What is the average Eleby lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2003, in the United States, Eleby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Eleby in 1946 was 40, and 62 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eleby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eleby 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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