Elgersma Family History

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Elgersma Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from the Germanic personal name Ellger, Agilger, composed of the elements agil ‘point (of a sword)’ + ger ‘spear’.

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


Similar surnames: Elpers, Esters, Broersma, Elfers, German, Heerema, Eggers, Elberson

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Elgersma Family Origin

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Elgersma Family Occupations

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Elgersma Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Elgersma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Elgersma in 1955 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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