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Elskamp Family History

Elskamp 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: Feldkamp, Helmkamp, Telkamp, Huelskamp, Gaskamp, Ryskamp, Veldkamp

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Where is the Elskamp family from?

You can see how Elskamp families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elskamp family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Elskamp families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 19 Elskamp families living in Wisconsin. This was about 95% of all the recorded Elskamp's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Elskamp families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elskamp surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elskamp ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Elskamp. 100% of Elskamp women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 619 census records available for the last name Elskamp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elskamp 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 104 immigration records available for the last name Elskamp. 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 75 military records available for the last name Elskamp. For the veterans among your Elskamp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Elskamp lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Elskamp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Elskamp in 1963 was 66, and 76 in 2003.

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