Elms Family History

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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

Where is the Elms family from?

Elms Family Occupations

What did your Elms ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census data for Elms | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Elms Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Elms. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elms census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Elms

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Elms. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Elms. For the veterans among your Elms ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elms Life Expectancy

What is the average Elms lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elms

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elms 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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