Elbert Family History

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Elbert Name Meaning

North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agil ‘edge’, ‘tip’ (of a sword) + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.

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

Similar surnames: Ebbert, Albert, Helbert, Ebert, Elchert, Rembert, Herbert, Filbert

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Elbert Family Origin

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Elbert Family Occupations

What did your Elbert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elbert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Elbert's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Elbert family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elbert.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Elbert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Elbert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elbert 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Elbert. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Elbert. For the veterans among your Elbert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elbert Life Expectancy

What is the average Elbert lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Elbert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Elbert in 1952 was 68, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elbert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elbert 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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