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Eldge Family History

Eldge Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Edge, Eledge, Loge, Lage, Budge, Lodge, Judge, Ridge, Ege, Rudge

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Where is the Eldge family from?

You can see how Eldge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eldge family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Eldge families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 Eldge families living in South Carolina. This was about 80% of all the recorded Eldge's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Eldge families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eldge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 158 census records available for the last name Eldge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eldge 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Eldge. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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