Auld Name Meaning

Scottish spelling of Old, a distinguishing epithet for the older of two bearers of the same personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Alt, Aul, Bald, Sault, Dul, Mudd, Hild, Aldi, Budd, Paule

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Auld Family Origin

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Auld Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Going To School

    8%
  • Son

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Auld. The most common Auld occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Auld's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Auld family was Carpenter.

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Auld Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Auld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Auld in 1946 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Auld

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