Elg Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from elg, an ornamental (old) spelling of älg ‘moose’.

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


Similar surnames: Eld, Eng, Elm, Elo, Ely, Alt, Els, Elk, Lu, Ell

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Elg Family Origin

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Elg Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Elg. The most common Elg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Elg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Elg family was Engraver.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Engraver

    25%

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Elg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Elg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elg 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Elg. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Elg. For the veterans among your Elg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elg Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2003, in the United States, Elg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Elg in 1946 was 61, and 70 in 2003.

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