Elich Family History

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Elich Name Meaning

Variant of the North German family name Ehlich, from a byname from Middle Low German edelik ‘noble’.

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

Similar surnames: Klich, Eich, Erich, Milich, Stich, Flach, Beich, Ehrich, Laich, Lich

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Elich Family Origin

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Elich Family Occupations

What did your Elich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Liquor Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Elich. The most common Elich occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Elich's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Liquor Merchant


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Elich ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Elich Historical Records

What Elich family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Elich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elich 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 458 immigration records available for the last name Elich. 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 521 military records available for the last name Elich. For the veterans among your Elich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elich Life Expectancy

What is the average Elich lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Elich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Elich in 1960 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elich ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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