Elmendorf Family History

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Elmendorf Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from a village so named in the province of Oldenburg.

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

Similar surnames: Wellendorf, Altendorf, Hilgendorf, Endorf, Elmer, Neuendorf, Wendorf

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Elmendorf Family Origin

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Elmendorf Family Occupations

What did your Elmendorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elmendorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Elmendorf's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elmendorf. A less common occupation for the Elmendorf family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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Elmendorf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Elmendorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elmendorf 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 837 immigration records available for the last name Elmendorf. 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 Elmendorf. For the veterans among your Elmendorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elmendorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Elmendorf lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Elmendorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Elmendorf in 1954 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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