Elling Family History

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Elling Name Meaning

North German: habitational name for someone from any of several places in northern Germany named Ellingen or Eldingen.

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


Similar surnames: Erling, Etling, Belling, Alling, Welling, Helling, Delling, Melling

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Elling Family Origin

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Elling Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeps House

    5%
  • Bakery

    2%
  • Banker

    2%

In 1880, the most common Elling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Elling's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeps House and Bakery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elling. A less common occupation for the Elling family was Banker.

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Elling Historical Records

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Elling Life Expectancy

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Famous Elling Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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