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Elskiner Family History

Elskiner 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, Erskine, Elsinger, Leiner, Elsasser, Emswiler, Elkin, Skiver

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Where is the Elskiner family from?

You can see how Elskiner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elskiner family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1880. The most Elskiner families were found in USA in 1880. In 1841 there were 6 Elskiner families living in Wigtownshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Elskiner's in Scotland. Wigtownshire had the highest population of Elskiner families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elskiner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elskiner ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 16 census records available for the last name Elskiner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elskiner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Elskiner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Elskiner. For the veterans among your Elskiner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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