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Ele Family History

Ele 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: Ell, Ege, Eve, Mele, Elo, Elbe, Elm, Ely, Eld, Eye

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Where is the Ele family from?

You can see how Ele families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ele family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ele families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Ele families living in Berkshire. This was about 26% of all the recorded Ele's in United Kingdom. Berkshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Ele families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ele surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ele ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Ele. 100% of Ele women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Ele. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ele 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 604 immigration records available for the last name Ele. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Ele. For the veterans among your Ele ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ele lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Ele life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ele in 1955 was 62, and 65 in 2003.

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