Elison Family History

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Elison Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Ellis. Scandinavian: Americanized form of Eliassen or Eliasson.

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


Similar surnames: Ellison, Elson, Edison, Emison, Eliason, Eidson, Jellison, Rolison

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Elison Family Origin

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Elison Family Occupations

What did your Elison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Farmer Fisherman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Elison. The most common Elison occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Elison's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Elison family was School Master.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farmer Fisherman

    17%
  • School Master

    17%

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

Elison Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Elison Life Expectancy

What is the average Elison lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Elison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Elison in 1961 was 72, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elison 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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