Elsey Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name El(f)si, Old English Ælfsige, composed of the elements ælf ‘elf’ + sige ‘victory’.

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


Similar surnames: Kelsey, Else, Eley, Alley, Iley, Olney, Olsen, Exley, Ellen, Hessey

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Elsey Family Origin

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Elsey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Elsey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Elsey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Elsey family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elsey.

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Elsey Historical Records

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Elsey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Elsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Elsey in 1953 was 43, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elsey

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