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Elfers Name Meaning

Dutch and German: patronymic from Elfer, a medieval short form of the Germanic personal name Alberich, a compound of alf, alp ‘ghost’, ‘sprite’ + rihhi ‘powerful’, ‘ruler’.

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


Similar surnames: Elpers, Elbers, Albers, Evers, Eggers, Esters, Eppers, Elmer, Ellers

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Elfers Family Origin

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Elfers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Coal Dealer

    4%
  • Driver

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Elfers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Elfers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Elfers family was Driver. Farmer, Laborer and Coal Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elfers.

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Elfers Life Expectancy

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