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Elsken Family History

Elsken 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: Elsen, Olsen, Elson, Ellen, Elston, Eisen, Elkin, Elsner, Elden

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Where is the Elsken family from?

You can see how Elsken families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elsken family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Elsken families were found in USA in 1920, and United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 6 Elsken families living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Elsken's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Elsken families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elsken surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elsken ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 157 census records available for the last name Elsken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elsken 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 29 immigration records available for the last name Elsken. 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 56 military records available for the last name Elsken. For the veterans among your Elsken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Elsken lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1998, in the United States, Elsken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Elsken in 1965 was 61, and 84 in 1998.

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