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Elskin Family History

Elskin 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: Elkin, Eskin, Erskin, Elson, Haskin, Elston, Elsen, Lakin, Ruskin

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Where is the Elskin family from?

You can see how Elskin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elskin family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Elskin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Elskin families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Elskin's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Elskin families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elskin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elskin ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 58 census records available for the last name Elskin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elskin 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 Elskin. 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 5 military records available for the last name Elskin. For the veterans among your Elskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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