Ellner Family History

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Ellner Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place named Ellen, in particular one near Düren. Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name for someone from the village of Elnya in Belarus.

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

Similar surnames: Elsner, Eller, Zeller, Willner, Kellner, Zellner, Gellner, Wellner

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Ellner Family Origin

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Ellner Family Occupations

What did your Ellner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ellner family was Lodging House Keeper. Brewers Servant, Charwoman and Genl Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ellner. The most common Ellner occupation in the UK was Brewers Servant. 14% of Ellner's were Brewers Servants.

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  • Brewers Servant

  • Charwoman

  • Genl Labr

  • Lodging House Keeper


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

Ellner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ellner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ellner 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 583 immigration records available for the last name Ellner. 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 755 military records available for the last name Ellner. For the veterans among your Ellner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ellner Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellner lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ellner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ellner in 1956 was 41, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellner 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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