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Elsker Family History

Elsker 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: Elsner, Elster, Elser, Esker, Asker, Easter, Elmer, Ecker, Elsen

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Where is the Elsker family from?

You can see how Elsker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elsker family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Elsker families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 Elsker families living in Alabama. This was about 83% of all the recorded Elsker's in USA. Alabama had the highest population of Elsker families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elsker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elsker ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 69 census records available for the last name Elsker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elsker 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Elsker. 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 4 military records available for the last name Elsker. For the veterans among your Elsker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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