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Elske Family History

Elske 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: Else, Felske, Blake, Paske, Elson, Lake, Elsen, Luke, Kaske, Deluke

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Where is the Elske family from?

You can see how Elske families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elske family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Elske families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 7 Elske families living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Elske's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Elske families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elske surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elske ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Elske. 100% of Elske men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 226 census records available for the last name Elske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elske 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 118 immigration records available for the last name Elske. 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 71 military records available for the last name Elske. For the veterans among your Elske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Elske lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Elske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Elske in 1963 was 55, and 97 in 2004.

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