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Elyse Family History

Elyse 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: Else, Lye, Lyle, Close, Elsen, Lyde, Clyne, Clyde, Royse, Elbe

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Where is the Elyse family from?

You can see how Elyse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elyse family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there was 1 Elyse family living in Norfolk. This was about 50% of all the recorded Elyse's in United Kingdom. Norfolk and 1 other county had the highest population of Elyse families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elyse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elyse ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 19 census records available for the last name Elyse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elyse 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 Elyse. 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 Elyse. For the veterans among your Elyse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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