Elpers Family History

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Elpers Name Meaning

Dutch: probably, Debrabandere suggests, a variant of Elbers, a patronymic from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ali ‘other’, ‘foreign’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘shining’.

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

Similar surnames: Elfers, Elbers, Elbert, Esters, Alpers, Evers, Eggers, Alders, Elmer

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Elpers Family Origin

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Elpers Family Occupations

What did your Elpers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elpers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Elpers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Elpers family was Tinner. Farmer and Digger Of Wells were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Elpers.

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  • Farmer

  • Digger Of Wells

  • Tinner


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Elpers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Elpers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elperscensus 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 121 immigration records available for the last name Elpers. 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 306 military records available for the last name Elpers. For the veterans among your Elpers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elpers Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Elpers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Elpers in 1962 was 65, and 67 in 2004.

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