Ellender Family History

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Ellender Name Meaning

English: variant of Allender. Respelling of German Elender, a nickname for a stranger or newcomer, from Middle High German ellende ‘strange’, ‘foreign’, or a habitational name for someone from any of twenty places named Elend, denoting a remote settlement, as for example in the Harz Mountains or in Carinthia, Austria.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Blender, Lander, Linder, Ellenberg, Ellinger, Ellner, Sealander

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Ellender Family Origin

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Ellender Family Occupations

What did your Ellender ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ellender family was Agril Laborer. Agricultural Laborer, Agricultural Labourer and Ag Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ellender. The most common Ellender occupation in the UK was Agricultural Laborer. 11% of Ellender's were Agricultural Laborers.

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  • Agricultural Laborer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Ag Labr

  • Agril Laborer


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

Ellender Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ellender. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ellender census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 531 immigration records available for the last name Ellender. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ellender. For the veterans among your Ellender ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ellender Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellender lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ellender life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ellender in 1953 was 20, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellender

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellender ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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