Elsner Family History

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Elsner Name Meaning

German: in Silesia, a topographic name from Slavic olesna ‘alder’. In northern Germany it has the same meaning, but is derived from Middle Low German else ‘alder’. It may also be a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Essner, Ellner, Elster, Eisner, Else, Elsen, Risner, Easter, Esper

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Elsner Family Origin

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Elsner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Saloon Keeper

    5%
  • Dressmaking

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Dressmaking were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elsner. The most common Elsner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Elsner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Elsner family was Farming.

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Elsner Historical Records

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Elsner Life Expectancy

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