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Elu Family History

Elu 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: Lu, Ell, Elo, Elm, Ely, Eld, Elk, Els, Elg, Alu

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Where is the Elu family from?

You can see how Elu families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elu family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Elu families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 Elu families living in Kansas. This was about 80% of all the recorded Elu's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Elu families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elu surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elu ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Elu. 100% of Elu women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 200 census records available for the last name Elu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elu 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 23 immigration records available for the last name Elu. 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 27 military records available for the last name Elu. For the veterans among your Elu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Elu lifespan?

Between 1974 and 2004, in the United States, Elu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Elu in 1974 was 91, and 82 in 2004.

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