Else Name Meaning

English: variant of Ell. North German: topographic name for someone who lived by an alder or alders, Middle Low German else.

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


Similar surnames: Elsen, Elbe, Hulse, Beese, Ilse, Elsner, Elsea, Esser, Huse, Pels

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Else Family Origin

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Else Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Servant

    14%
  • Famrer Son

    7%
  • Farmer Son

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, Servant and Famrer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Else. A less common occupation for the Else family was Farmer Son. The most common Else occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Else's were Farmers.

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Else Historical Records

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Else Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Else life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Else in 1950 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Else

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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