Ellerman Family History

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Ellerman Name Meaning

English: variant of Elman 3. Americanized spelling of German Ellermann, a variant of Eller 1.

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


Similar surnames: Eilerman, Elleman, Ellman, Eckerman, Hellerman, Kellerman, Eyerman

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Ellerman Family Origin

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Ellerman Family Occupations

What did your Ellerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ellerman. A less common occupation for the Ellerman family was Carpenter. The most common Ellerman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Ellerman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Ellerman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ellerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellerman lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Ellerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ellerman in 1950 was 29, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellerman 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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