Elman Family History

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Elman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Hellmann (see Heller), reflecting varieties of Yiddish in which there is no h. German (Elmann): from a short form of the Germanic personal name Adelman, composed of the elements adal ‘noble (family)’ + man ‘man’. English: occupational name for a seller of oil, from Middle English ele ‘oil’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Selman, Elfman, Kelman, Helman, Eyman, Edman, Ulman, Belman, German

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Elman Family Origin

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Elman Family Occupations

What did your Elman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Stenographer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Elman.

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Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer

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Elman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Elman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elman 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 Elman. 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 780 military records available for the last name Elman. For the veterans among your Elman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elman Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Elman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Elman in 1957 was 29, and 81 in 2004.

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