Ells Family History

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Ells Name Meaning

English (Kent): probably a variant of Ellis.

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


Similar surnames: Elles, Eells, Fells, Elms, Sells, Alls, Bellis, Ellis, Mells, Klos

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Ells Family Origin

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Ells Family Occupations

What did your Ells ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ells. The most common Ells occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Ells's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ells family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Ells Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ells Life Expectancy

What is the average Ells lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ells life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ells in 1958 was 58, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ells

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ells 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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