Elander Family History

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Elander Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + -ander, suffix adapted from Greek aner, andros ‘man’, a common element of Swedish surnames.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Welander, Melander, Selander, Helander, Rylander, Molander, Sealander

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Elander Family Origin

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Elander Family Occupations

What did your Elander ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Elander. 12% of Elander men worked as a Clerk and 50% of Elander women worked as a Dressmaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elander were Gentilhomme and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Cult
  • Fisherman
  • Gentilhomme

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Dressmaker
  • Farmer

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

Elander Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Elander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elander census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 869 immigration records available for the last name Elander. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 294 military records available for the last name Elander. For the veterans among your Elander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elander Life Expectancy

What is the average Elander lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Elander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Elander in 1945 was 24, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elander ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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