Elmhirst Family History

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Elmhirst Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hirst, Dewhirst, Hurst, Horst, List, Ashurst, Bathurst, Hayhurst

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Elmhirst Family Origin

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Elmhirst Family Occupations

What did your Elmhirst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elmhirst occupation in the USA was Teaming On Road. 100% of Elmhirst's were Teaming On Roads.

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  • Teaming On Road


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

Elmhirst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Elmhirst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elmhirst 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 313 immigration records available for the last name Elmhirst. 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 143 military records available for the last name Elmhirst. For the veterans among your Elmhirst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elmhirst Life Expectancy

What is the average Elmhirst lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2001, in the United States, Elmhirst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Elmhirst in 1966 was 67, and 79 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elmhirst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elmhirst 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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