Aldridge Family History

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Aldridge Name Meaning

variant of Aldrich. habitational name from a place in the West Midlands called Aldridge; it is recorded in Domesday Book as Alrewic, from Old English alor ‘alder’ + wic ‘dwelling’, ‘farmstead’.

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

Similar surnames: Waldridge, Eldridge, Aldredge, Alridge, Holdridge, Akridge, Selfridge

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Aldridge Family Origin

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Aldridge Family Occupations

What did your Aldridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Boarding House and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aldridge. The most common Aldridge occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Aldridge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Aldridge family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Boarding House

  • Bricklayer

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Aldridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 211,000 census records available for the last name Aldridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aldridge 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Aldridge. 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 26,000 military records available for the last name Aldridge. For the veterans among your Aldridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aldridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Aldridge lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Aldridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Aldridge in 1942 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aldridge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aldridge 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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