Ellman Family History

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Ellman Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Elman. Variant spelling of Jewish Elman.

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

Similar surnames: Sellman, Wellman, Hellman, Mellman, Kellman, Ullman, Elman, Hollman

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Ellman Family Origin

Where is the Ellman family from?

Ellman Family Occupations

What did your Ellman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Miller and Scholar were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ellman. The most common Ellman occupation in Canada was Miller. 25% of Ellman's were Millers. A less common occupation for the Ellman family was Shoemaker.

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  • Miller

  • Scholar

  • Shoemaker


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

Ellman Historical Records

What Ellman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Ellman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ellman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ellman. 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 Ellman. For the veterans among your Ellman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ellman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ellman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ellman in 1949 was 51, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ellman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellman 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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