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 Family Origin

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Elmore Family Occupations

What did your Elmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Elmore. 24% of Elmore men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Elmore women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elmore were Truck Driver and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Elmore Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 90,000 census records available for the last name Elmore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elmore 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 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

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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.

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