Eltringham Family History

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Eltringham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a village in Northumbria, named from Old English Ælfheringaham ‘homestead (Old English ham) of the people of Ælfhere’; the t was inserted for the sake of euphony after the name had been collapsed in pronunciation. The surname is still largely restricted to the Newcastle area.

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


Similar surnames: Ellingham, Everingham, Cottingham, Bellingham, Allingham, Nottingham

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Eltringham Family Origin

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Eltringham Family Occupations

What did your Eltringham ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Eltringham. 2% of Eltringham men worked as a General Labourer and 61% of Eltringham women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eltringham were Colliery Hewer Below and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Aircraft Labourer
    1%
  • Colliery Clerk
    1%
  • Colliery Hewer Below
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    61%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Eltringham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Eltringham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eltringham 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 563 immigration records available for the last name Eltringham. 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 691 military records available for the last name Eltringham. For the veterans among your Eltringham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eltringham Life Expectancy

What is the average Eltringham lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Eltringham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Eltringham in 1951 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eltringham

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