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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

What did your Else ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Servant

    14%
  • Famrer Son

    7%
  • Farmer Son

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Else ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Else Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Else Life Expectancy

What is the average Else lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Else

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Else 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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