Elsea Family History

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Elsea Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of English Elsey or German Else. This name occurs chiefly in TN, OH, and VA.

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


Similar surnames: Else, Elyea, Elsen, Elsey, Elzey, Relyea, Elser, Ensey, Elter, Esse

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Elsea Family Origin

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Elsea Family Occupations

What did your Elsea ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Elsea occupation in Canada was Gally In Otter. 100% of Elsea's were Gally In Otters.

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  • Gally In Otter

    100%

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

Elsea Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Elsea Life Expectancy

What is the average Elsea lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Elsea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Elsea in 1947 was 39, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elsea

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elsea 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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