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Where is the Elms family from?
You can see how Elms families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elms family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Elms families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 7 Elms families living in Arkansas. This was about 13% of all the recorded Elms's in the USA. Arkansas and 2 other states had the highest population of Elms families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elms surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Elms. 23% of Elms men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Elms women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elms were Farming and Stenographer.