Elting Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Elting Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in Württemberg called Eltingen. It is frequent in New Netherland, in mid Hudson valley.

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


Similar surnames: Elling, Kelting, Epting, Alling, Felsing, Melling, Elsing, Welling

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Elting Family Origin

Where is the Elting family from?

Elting Family Occupations

What did your Elting ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Elting family was Laborer. The most common Elting occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Elting's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elting.

View Census data for Elting | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    3%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Elting Historical Records

What Elting family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Elting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elting census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Elting

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Elting. 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.

View all Elting immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Elting. For the veterans among your Elting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Elting military records

You've only scratched the surface of Elting family history.

Elting Life Expectancy

What is the average Elting lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Elting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Elting in 1959 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elting 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 Elting Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Look up another name