Ellenson Family History

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Ellenson Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Ellensson, probably a patronymic from the personal name Erland (from Old Norse erlendr ‘foreign’), or alternatively, though less likely, a metronymic from the female personal name Ellen.

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


Similar surnames: Elletson, Ellefsen, Estenson, Sorenson, Alverson, Elofson, Tellefsen

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Ellenson Family Origin

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Ellenson Family Occupations

What did your Ellenson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ellenson family was Farming. Farmer, Dry Goods Store and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ellenson. The most common Ellenson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Ellenson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Dry Goods Store

    8%
  • Farm Hand

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

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Ellenson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ellenson Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellenson lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ellenson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Ellenson in 1959 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellenson 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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