Elms Name Meaning

English: variant of Elm.

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


Similar surnames: Elmes, Nelms, Helms, Elm, Ells, Alms, Helme, Jelks, Elks, Beams

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Elms Family Origin

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Elms Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elms. A less common occupation for the Elms family was Laborer. The most common Elms occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Elms's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Elms | Data not to scale

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Elms Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Elms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Elms in 1949 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elms

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