Elofson Family History

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Elofson Name Meaning

Swedish (Elofsson): patronymic from the personal name Elof (from Old Norse name Eileifr) (see Ellefson).

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


Similar surnames: Lifson, Elson, Eliason, Ellefsen, Alfson, Olafson, Rosson, Eldon

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Elofson Family Origin

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Elofson Family Occupations

What did your Elofson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elofson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Elofson's were Farmers. Farmer and Gardner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Elofson. A less common occupation for the Elofson family was Stone Mason & Farmer.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Gardner

    10%
  • Stone Mason & Farmer

    10%

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Elofson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Elofson Life Expectancy

What is the average Elofson lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Elofson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Elofson in 1952 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elofson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elofson 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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