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

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  • Cabinet Maker

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Elander occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 25% of Elander's were Cabinet Makers. A less common occupation for the Elander family was Tailor. Cabinet Maker, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elander.

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Elander Historical Records

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Elander Life Expectancy

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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