Ellenburg Family History

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Ellenburg Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Nellenburg (formerly Ellenburg), near Lake Constance.

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

Similar surnames: Ellenberg, Dillenburg, Hillenburg, Essenburg, Oldenburg, Wollenburg

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Ellenburg Family Origin

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Ellenburg Family Occupations

What did your Ellenburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ellenburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Ellenburg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ellenburg family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ellenburg.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Ellenburg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ellenburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ellenburg 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 241 immigration records available for the last name Ellenburg. 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 Ellenburg. For the veterans among your Ellenburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ellenburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellenburg lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ellenburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ellenburg in 1956 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellenburg 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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