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Where is the Ellison family from?
You can see how Ellison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ellison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ellison families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2,611 Ellison families living in Lancashire. This was about 39% of all the recorded Ellison's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Ellison families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ellison surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Ellison. 11% of Ellison men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Ellison women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ellison were Cotton Weaver and Cotton Weaver. .