Eli Name Meaning

Jewish: from a short form of Elia.

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


Similar surnames: Meli, Celi, Ell, Gell, Egli, Li, Enis, Wali, Alix, Aldi

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Eli Family Origin

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Eli Family Occupations

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In 1881, Seaman, Farmer and Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eli. A less common occupation for the Eli family was Servant. The most common Eli occupation in Canada was Seaman. 33% of Eli's were Seamans.

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  • Seaman

    33%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Mariner

    17%
  • Servant

    17%

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Eli Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Eli Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Eli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Eli in 1961 was 54, and 68 in 2004.

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