Ellefsen Family History

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Ellefsen Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from Ellef, from the Old Norse personal name Eilífr, a compound of ei ‘alone’, ‘sole’ or ‘always’ + lífr ‘living’, ‘alive’.

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

Similar surnames: Tellefsen, Tollefsen, Ellenson, Evensen, Ellingsen, Helgesen

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Ellefsen Family Origin

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Ellefsen Family Occupations

What did your Ellefsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Chauffeur was the top reported job for people in the CA named Ellefsen. 50% of Ellefsen men worked as a Chauffeur

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Chauffeur
  • Faring

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

Ellefsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ellefsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ellefsen 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Ellefsen. 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 320 military records available for the last name Ellefsen. For the veterans among your Ellefsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ellefsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellefsen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ellefsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ellefsen in 1963 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellefsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellefsen 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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