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Elzy Family History

Elzy Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Elsey.

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


Similar surnames: Elzey, Eley, Elzie, Eleby, Ellzey, Epley, Delay, Selvy, Ely, Exley

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Where is the Elzy family from?

You can see how Elzy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elzy family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Elzy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Elzy families living in Ohio. This was about 31% of all the recorded Elzy's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Elzy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elzy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elzy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Elzy. 41% of Elzy men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Elzy women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elzy were Labor and Laundress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    41%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Labor
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    20%
  • Cook
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Laundress
    10%
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 70 immigration records available for the last name Elzy. 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 Cards

There are 612 military records available for the last name Elzy. For the veterans among your Elzy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Elzy lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Elzy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Elzy in 1951 was 38, and 70 in 2004.

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