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Elyson Family History

Elyson 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: Elson, Lyson, Elison, Ellson, Ellyson, Lyon, Elton, Elston, Nelson

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Where is the Elyson family from?

You can see how Elyson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elyson family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Elyson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1851 there were 3 Elyson families living in Perthshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Elyson's in Scotland. Perthshire had the highest population of Elyson families in 1851.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elyson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 126 census records available for the last name Elyson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elyson 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Elyson. 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 15 military records available for the last name Elyson. For the veterans among your Elyson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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