Elleman Family History

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Elleman Name Meaning

German (Ellemann): habitational name for someone from a place named Ell, probably the one near Aachen. Perhaps in some cases an altered spelling of Ellerman (see Eller 1–3).

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

Similar surnames: Alleman, Bellman, Ellerman, Gellman, Allman, Elfman, Edleman, Kleeman

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Elleman Family Origin

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Elleman Family Occupations

What did your Elleman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elleman. The most common Elleman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Elleman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Elleman family was House Painter.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House

  • House Painter


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

Elleman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Elleman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elleman 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 370 immigration records available for the last name Elleman. 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 337 military records available for the last name Elleman. For the veterans among your Elleman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elleman Life Expectancy

What is the average Elleman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Elleman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Elleman in 1963 was 88, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elleman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elleman 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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