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Eldus Family History

Eldus 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: Elias, Claus, Eldon, Elder, Melhus, Klus, Ellis, Elden, Eld, Aldous

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Where is the Eldus family from?

You can see how Eldus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eldus family name was found in the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1911. The most Eldus families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 2 Eldus families living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Eldus's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Eldus families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eldus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eldus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Eldus. 100% of Eldus women worked as a Laborer. .

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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.

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Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 65 census records available for the last name Eldus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eldus 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Eldus. 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 Eldus. For the veterans among your Eldus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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