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Elyman Family History

Elyman 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: Lyman, Elman, Eyman, Elfman, Slyman, Ellman, Allman, Hayman, Sloman

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Where is the Elyman family from?

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

What did your Elyman ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 22 census records available for the last name Elyman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elyman 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 6 immigration records available for the last name Elyman. 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 Elyman. For the veterans among your Elyman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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