Elmes Family History

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Elmes Name Meaning

English: variant of Elm.

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


Similar surnames: Elms, Elles, Eames, Elmer, Games, Emens, Lees, Ells, Alles, Ellen

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Elmes Family Origin

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Elmes Family Occupations

What did your Elmes ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Elmes. 25% of Elmes men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Elmes women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elmes were Bookkeeper and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Agent
    4%
  • Bookkeeper
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Saleslady
    25%
  • At Home
    13%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Cook
    13%

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

Elmes Historical Records

What Elmes family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Elmes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elmes 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 Elmes. 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 Elmes. For the veterans among your Elmes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elmes Life Expectancy

What is the average Elmes lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Elmes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Elmes in 1950 was 62, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elmes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elmes 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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