Elmhorst Family History

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Elmhorst 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: Horst, Kohorst, Selhorst, Barhorst, Weghorst, Eichorst, Berhorst

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Elmhorst Family Origin

Where is the Elmhorst family from?

Elmhorst Family Occupations

What did your Elmhorst ancestors do for a living?

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

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Elmhorst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 270 census records available for the last name Elmhorst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elmhorst 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 41 immigration records available for the last name Elmhorst. 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 49 military records available for the last name Elmhorst. For the veterans among your Elmhorst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elmhorst Life Expectancy

What is the average Elmhorst lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Elmhorst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Elmhorst in 1962 was 86, and 74 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elmhorst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elmhorst 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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