Elg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from elg, an ornamental (old) spelling of älg ‘moose’.

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


Similar surnames: Eld, Eng, Elm, Elo, Ely, Alt, Els, Elk, Lu, Ell

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Elg Family Origin

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Elg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Engraver

    25%

In 1880, the most common Elg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Elg's were Farmers. Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Elg. A less common occupation for the Elg family was Engraver.

Source: Census data for Elg | Data not to scale

Elg Historical Records

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Elg Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2003, Elg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Elg in 1946 was 61, and 70 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elg

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