Elswick Family History

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Elswick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire, so named from the Old English personal name Æ{dh}elsige (see Elston) + wic ‘dairy farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Beswick, Ellick, Goswick, Fenwick, Harwick, Eslick, Cowick, Warwick

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Elswick Family Origin

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Elswick Family Occupations

What did your Elswick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elswick. A less common occupation for the Elswick family was Farming. The most common Elswick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 68% of Elswick's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    68%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Elswick Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Elswick Life Expectancy

What is the average Elswick lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Elswick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Elswick in 1945 was 32, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elswick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elswick 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.

Famous Elswick Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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