Ellinger Family History

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Ellinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of various places named Ellingen, or from Öllingen near Ulm.

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

Similar surnames: Dellinger, Erlinger, Fellinger, Allinger, Mellinger, Hellinger

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Ellinger Family Origin

Where is the Ellinger family from?

Ellinger Family Occupations

What did your Ellinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ellinger family was Fancy Stationer. The most common Ellinger occupation in the UK was Civil Engineer. 14% of Ellinger's were Civil Engineers. Civil Engineer, Clerk In Shipping House and Cotton & Woollen Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ellinger.

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  • Civil Engineer

  • Clerk In Shipping House

  • Cotton & Woollen Merchant

  • Fancy Stationer


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

Ellinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Ellinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ellinger 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ellinger. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Ellinger. For the veterans among your Ellinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ellinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellinger lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ellinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ellinger in 1945 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellinger 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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