Ellenbecker Family History

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Ellenbecker Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Ellenbecher, a habitational name for someone from any of various places named Ellenbach or Ehlenbach.

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


Similar surnames: Ellenberger, Ellerbeck, Ellenbogen, Ellender, Reinecker, Kellenberger

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Ellenbecker Family Origin

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Ellenbecker Family Occupations

What did your Ellenbecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ellenbecker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Ellenbecker's were Farmers. Farmer and Clerks In Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ellenbecker. A less common occupation for the Ellenbecker family was Planing Mill Owner.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Clerks In Store

    14%
  • Planing Mill Owner

    14%

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

Ellenbecker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ellenbecker Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellenbecker lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Ellenbecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ellenbecker in 1965 was 77, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellenbecker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellenbecker 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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