Elliot Family History

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Elliot Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Elliott. This spelling is mainly Scottish. Compare Eliot.

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


Similar surnames: Eliot, Elliott, Ellin, Allsop, Ellicott, Kellow, Mellish, Ellson

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Elliot Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Elliot name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Elliot. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    45%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    23%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • European Jewish

    6%

  • Sweden

    3%

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Elliot Family Origin

Where is the Elliot family from?

Elliot Family Occupations

What did your Elliot ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Elliot family was Farming. The most common Elliot occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Elliot's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elliot.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Elliot Historical Records

What Elliot family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 213,000 census records available for the last name Elliot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elliotcensus 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 25,000 immigration records available for the last name Elliot. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Elliot. For the veterans among your Elliot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elliot Life Expectancy

What is the average Elliot lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Elliot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Elliot in 1948 was 31, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elliot 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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