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Elledge Family History

Elledge Name Meaning

Of English origin: unexplained. Possibly a much altered form of Aldrich, which was established from an early date in North America, with a number of variant spellings.

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


Similar surnames: Gulledge, Eldredge, Arledge, Lodge, Ledger, Ellen, Froedge, Catledge

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Where is the Elledge family from?

You can see how Elledge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elledge family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Elledge families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 41 Elledge families living in London. This was about 40% of all the recorded Elledge's in the UK. London had the highest population of Elledge families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elledge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elledge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Elledge. 26% of Elledge men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Elledge women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elledge were Salesman and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    12%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Elledge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elledge census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 516 immigration records available for the last name Elledge. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Elledge. For the veterans among your Elledge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Elledge lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Elledge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Elledge in 1943 was 33, and 71 in 2004.

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