Ellingsen Family History

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Ellingsen Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from Elling, from the Old Norse personal name Erlingr, meaning ‘son of an earl’. North German: habitational name for someone from a place called Ellinghausen, Ellingesen, or similar.

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


Similar surnames: Ellingboe, Ellington, Elvington, Elkington, Ellefsen, Ellenson

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Ellingsen Family Origin

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Ellingsen Family Occupations

What did your Ellingsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cutter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ellingsen. The most common Ellingsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Ellingsen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ellingsen family was R.R. Sec. Hand.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Cutter

    8%
  • Farming

    8%
  • R.R. Sec. Hand

    8%

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

Ellingsen Historical Records

What Ellingsen family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Ellingsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellingsen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ellingsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ellingsen in 1954 was 51, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellingsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellingsen 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.

Famous Ellingsen Family

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