Elmes Family History

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Elmes Name Meaning

English: variant of Elm.

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


Similar surnames: Elms, Elles, Eames, Elmer, Games, Emens, Lees, Ells, Alles, Ellen

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Elmes Family Origin

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Elmes Family Occupations

What did your Elmes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Elmes family was Book Keeper. Farmer, Keeping House and Bank Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elmes. The most common Elmes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Elmes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Bank Clerk

    5%
  • Book Keeper

    5%

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

Elmes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Elmes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elmes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Elmes

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Elmes. 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 Elmes. For the veterans among your Elmes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elmes Life Expectancy

What is the average Elmes lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Elmes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Elmes in 1950 was 62, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elmes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elmes 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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