Ellenberger Family History

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Ellenberger Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Ellenberg.

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


Similar surnames: Kellenberger, Ellenberg, Eisenberger, Ellenbecker, Eggenberger

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Ellenberger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ellenberger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ellenberger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    46%

  • Germanic Europe

    18%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • Norway

    4%

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Ellenberger Family Origin

Where is the Ellenberger family from?

Ellenberger Family Occupations

What did your Ellenberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ellenberger occupation in Canada was Governess. 100% of Ellenberger's were Governesss.

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  • Governess

    100%

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

Ellenberger Historical Records

What Ellenberger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Ellenberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ellenberger 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ellenberger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ellenberger. For the veterans among your Ellenberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ellenberger Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellenberger lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ellenberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Ellenberger in 1943 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellenberger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellenberger 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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