Elmore Family History

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Elmore Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Elmore in Gloucestershire, named from Old English elm ‘elm’ + ofer ‘river bank’ or ofer ‘ridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Elsmore, Wetmore, Elmer, Wilmore, Elford, Blore, Belmore, Wedmore

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Elmore Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Elmore name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Elmore. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    54%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    3%

  • Norway

    2%

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Elmore Family Origin

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Elmore Family Occupations

What did your Elmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elmore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Elmore's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elmore. A less common occupation for the Elmore family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Elmore Historical Records

What Elmore family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 90,000 census records available for the last name Elmore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elmorecensus 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Elmore. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Elmore. For the veterans among your Elmore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elmore Life Expectancy

What is the average Elmore lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Elmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Elmore in 1943 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elmore

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elmore 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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