Elert Family History

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Elert Name Meaning

Variant of German Ehlert.

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

Similar surnames: Ewert, Emert, Ehler, Eilert, Ebert, Ehlert, Egbert, Egert, Olbert

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Elert Family Origin

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Elert Family Occupations

What did your Elert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Elert's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Elert family was Farming. Farmer, Cegar Manufactor and Commercial Traveler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elert.

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  • Farmer

  • Cegar Manufactor

  • Commercial Traveler

  • Farming


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

Elert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Elert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elert 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 375 immigration records available for the last name Elert. 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 590 military records available for the last name Elert. For the veterans among your Elert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elert Life Expectancy

What is the average Elert lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Elert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Elert in 1956 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elert 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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