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Elffner Family History

Elffner 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: Hoffner, Reffner, Elsner, Kleffner, Ellner, Offner, Gaffner, Geffner

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Where is the Elffner family from?

You can see how Elffner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elffner family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Elffner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 7 Elffner families living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Elffner's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Elffner families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elffner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elffner ancestors do for a living?

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

What Elffner family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 104 census records available for the last name Elffner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elffner 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Elffner. 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 9 military records available for the last name Elffner. For the veterans among your Elffner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Elffner lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2003, in the United States, Elffner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Elffner in 1970 was 89, and 80 in 2003.

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