Ellwanger Family History

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Ellwanger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of the several places named Ellwangen, the largest of which is in Swabia, on the Jagst river.

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

Similar surnames: Ellinger, Erlanger, Ellender, Tanger, Elling, Dollinger, Erlinger

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Ellwanger Family Origin

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Ellwanger Family Occupations

What did your Ellwanger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ellwanger family was Nurseryman. The most common Ellwanger occupation in the USA was Butcher. 15% of Ellwanger's were Butchers. Butcher, Farmer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ellwanger.

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  • Butcher

  • Farmer

  • Gardener

  • Nurseryman


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

Ellwanger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ellwanger Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellwanger lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ellwanger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ellwanger in 1957 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellwanger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellwanger 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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