Elzer Family History

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Elzer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Elze, a place on the Leine River.

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


Similar surnames: Elmer, Belzer, Eller, Selzer, Delzer, Kelzer, Elzie, Elter, Pelzer

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Elzer Family Origin

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Elzer Family Occupations

What did your Elzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Elzer family was Farm Laborer. The most common Elzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Elzer's were Farmers. Farmer, Cooper and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elzer.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Cooper

    13%
  • Farm Hand

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Elzer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Elzer Historical Records

What Elzer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Elzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elzer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Elzer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Elzer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Elzer. For the veterans among your Elzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Elzer lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Elzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Elzer in 1941 was 34, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elzer 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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