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Elskes Family History

Elskes 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, Eakes, Elsner, Elster, Elsey, Else, Elsass, Felske, Esses

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Where is the Elskes family from?

You can see how Elskes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elskes family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Elskes families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Elskes family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Elskes's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Elskes families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elskes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elskes ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 53 census records available for the last name Elskes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elskes 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 33 immigration records available for the last name Elskes. 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 Elskes. For the veterans among your Elskes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Elskes lifespan?

Between 1963 and 1998, in the United States, Elskes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Elskes in 1963 was 70, and 73 in 1998.

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