Elvidge Family History

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Elvidge Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Elfegh, Alfeg, Old English Ælfheah, composed of the elements ælf ‘elf’ + heah ‘high’. The name was sometimes bestowed in honor of St. Alphege (954–1012), archbishop of Canterbury, who was stoned to death by the Danes, and came to be revered as a martyr.

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

Similar surnames: Eldridge, Bridge, Everidge, Claridge, Lodge, Sledge, Ridge, Akridge

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Elvidge Family Origin

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Elvidge Family Occupations

What did your Elvidge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elvidge. The most common Elvidge occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 18% of Elvidge's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Elvidge family was Breakman.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Breakman


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Elvidge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Elvidge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elvidge census 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 954 immigration records available for the last name Elvidge. 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 942 military records available for the last name Elvidge. For the veterans among your Elvidge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elvidge Life Expectancy

What is the average Elvidge lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Elvidge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Elvidge in 1943 was 64, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elvidge 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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