Elfman Family History

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Elfman Name Meaning

German (Elfmann): habitational name for someone from a place called Elvede or Elbe. German (Elfmann): from a short form of a Germanic personal name composed of the elements alf ‘ghost’ + man ‘man’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic):

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


Similar surnames: Elman, Lyman, Ulman, Eyman, Kelman, Alsman, Sellman, Mellman, Allman

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Elfman Family Origin

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Elfman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farmer And Brick Mason

    33%
  • Section Hand On R.R.

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Elfman family was Section Hand On R.R.. The most common Elfman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Elfman's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmer And Brick Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Elfman.

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Elfman Historical Records

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Elfman Life Expectancy

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