Elling Family History

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Elling Name Meaning

North German: habitational name for someone from any of several places in northern Germany named Ellingen or Eldingen.

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

Similar surnames: Erling, Etling, Belling, Alling, Welling, Helling, Delling, Melling

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Elling Family Origin

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Elling Family Occupations

What did your Elling ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Carpenter was the top reported job for people in the CA named Elling. 25% of Elling men worked as a Carpenter

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Carpenter
  • Clergyman
  • Farmer
  • Forewoman

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

Elling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Elling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elling 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 Elling. 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 Elling. For the veterans among your Elling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elling Life Expectancy

What is the average Elling lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Elling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Elling in 1956 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elling 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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