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Elsky Family History

Elsky 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: Elsey, Belsky, Elson, Elsen, Espy, Kelsey, Lasky, Lesky, Klosky, Ely

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Where is the Elsky family from?

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

What did your Elsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Operator was the top reported job for people in the USA named Elsky. 100% of Elsky women worked as an Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    100%
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Census Records

There are 213 census records available for the last name Elsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elsky 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 190 immigration records available for the last name Elsky. 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 22 military records available for the last name Elsky. For the veterans among your Elsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Elsky lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Elsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Elsky in 1964 was 65, and 56 in 2004.

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