Akridge Family History

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Akridge Name Meaning

Possibly English, a habitational name from a place with a name meaning ‘oak ridge’, as for example Aikrigg in Cumbria (from Old Norse eik ‘oak’ + hryggr ‘ridge’), or any of the many places called Oakridge (from Old English ac + hrycg). However, neither Akridge nor Oakridge are found as surnames in current English records.

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

Similar surnames: Bridge, Ridge, Attridge, Claridge, Waldridge, Aldridge, Ashbridge

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Akridge Family Origin

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Akridge Family Occupations

What did your Akridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Akridge family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Akridge. The most common Akridge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Akridge's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Akridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Akridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akridge 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 123 immigration records available for the last name Akridge. 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 Akridge. For the veterans among your Akridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akridge Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Akridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Akridge in 1944 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akridge 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.

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