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Elfwin Family History

Elfwin 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: Lewin, Edwin, Elkin, Elfman, Alwin, Erwin, Ellin, Elfrink, Ellwein

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Where is the Elfwin family from?

You can see how Elfwin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elfwin family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Elfwin families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1880 there was 1 Elfwin family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Elfwin's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Elfwin families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elfwin 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 Elfwin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 2 census records available for the last name Elfwin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elfwin 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 Elfwin. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Elfwin. For the veterans among your Elfwin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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