Elmo Name Meaning

from the personal name Elmo, probably a Germanic name derived from helm ‘helmet’, ‘protection’. from a vernacular altered form of the personal name Erasmus (see Eramo).

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


Similar surnames: Helm, Alm, Elo, Elbe, Elm, Emm, Lello, Bello, Olmo, Gelo

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Elmo Family Origin

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Elmo Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Boilermaker

    17%
  • Shingle Maker

    17%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Boilermaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elmo. The most common Elmo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Elmo's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Elmo family was Shingle Maker.

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Elmo Historical Records

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Elmo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Elmo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Elmo in 1960 was 63, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elmo

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