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Elp Family History

Elp 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: Delp, Ell, Elo, Elm, Olp, Ely, Eld, Kelp, Elk, Els

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Where is the Elp family from?

You can see how Elp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elp family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Elp families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1880 there was 1 Elp family living in Mississippi. This was about 50% of all the recorded Elp's in USA. Mississippi and 1 other state had the highest population of Elp families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elp ancestors do for a living?

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

What Elp family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 58 census records available for the last name Elp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elp 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 47 immigration records available for the last name Elp. 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 Cards

There are 9 military records available for the last name Elp. For the veterans among your Elp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Elp lifespan?

Between 1979 and 2003, in the United States, Elp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Elp in 1979 was 70, and 79 in 2003.

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