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Elskens Family History

Elskens 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, Lukens, Likens, Ellens, Lykens, Elkins, Eskins, Olsen, Elson

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Where is the Elskens family from?

You can see how Elskens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elskens family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1891. The most Elskens families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Elskens families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Elskens's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Elskens families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elskens surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elskens ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 21 census records available for the last name Elskens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elskens 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 37 immigration records available for the last name Elskens. 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 2 military records available for the last name Elskens. For the veterans among your Elskens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Elskens lifespan?

Between 1986 and 2004, in the United States, Elskens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Elskens in 1986 was 85, and 89 in 2004.

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