Elvington Family History

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Elvington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in North Yorkshire, named in Old English ‘farmstead (Old English tun) of a man called Ælfwine or a woman called Ælfwynn’. This is now a very rare name in England.

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

Similar surnames: Ellington, Elkington, Covington, Allington, Essington, Edrington

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Elvington Family Origin

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Elvington Family Occupations

What did your Elvington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Elvington family was Keeping House. Farmer, Brick Mason and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elvington. The most common Elvington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Elvington's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Brick Mason

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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Elvington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Elvington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elvington 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 54 immigration records available for the last name Elvington. 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 290 military records available for the last name Elvington. For the veterans among your Elvington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elvington Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Elvington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Elvington in 1958 was 61, and 82 in 2004.

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