Elyea Name Meaning

Americanized form of a French Canadian name, probably Allier or Hélier (see Alyea).

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


Similar surnames: Alyea, Belyea, Elsea, Ely, Cayea, Elder, Belyeu, Elsen, Lye, Eley

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Elyea Family Origin

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Elyea Family Occupations

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  • Dress Maker

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Mail Carrier

    33%

In 1881, Dress Maker and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Elyea. A less common occupation for the Elyea family was Mail Carrier. The most common Elyea occupation in Canada was Dress Maker. 33% of Elyea's were Dress Makers.

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Elyea Historical Records

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Elyea Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Elyea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Elyea in 1957 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elyea

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