Elser Name Meaning

South German: metronymic from Else.

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

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Elser Family Origin

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Elser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Butcher

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Elser family was Butcher. The most common Elser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Elser's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elser.

Source: Census data for Elser | Data not to scale

Elser Historical Records

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Elser Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Elser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Elser in 1955 was 32, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elser

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