Elia Family History

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Elia Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from the personal name Elia, Italian equivalent of Elias. Basque: habitational name from Elia, a town in Navarre, Basque Country.

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


Similar surnames: Melia, Lia, Celia, Via, Femia, Elias, Alia, Oliva, Eis, Lio

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Elia Family Origin

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Elia Family Occupations

What did your Elia ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elia occupation in the USA was Works At Sawmill. 100% of Elia's were Works At Sawmills.

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  • Works At Sawmill

    100%

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

Elia Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Elia Life Expectancy

What is the average Elia lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Elia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Elia in 1946 was 34, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elia

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elia 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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