Ellena Family History

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Ellena Name Meaning

Italian: from the female personal name Ellena, or possibly an ethnic name from the Greek word Hellenas ‘Greek’. From late classical times onward this word meant only ‘pagan’, until it was revived in the 19th century as an ethnic term used by Greeks to refer to themselves.

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


Similar surnames: Ellen, Allen, Lena, Bellina, Alleva, Malena, Elsen, Elden, Sellen

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Ellena Family Origin

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Ellena Family Occupations

What did your Ellena ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ellena. 13% of Ellena men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Ellena women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ellena were Carpenter and Beauty Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Miner
    7%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    15%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Operator
    10%
  • Beauty Operator
    5%

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

Ellena Historical Records

What Ellena family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ellena. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ellena 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 470 immigration records available for the last name Ellena. 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 246 military records available for the last name Ellena. For the veterans among your Ellena ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ellena Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellena lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ellena life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Ellena in 1957 was 61, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellena

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellena 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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