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Bainbridge Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bainbridge in North Yorkshire, named for the Bain river on which it stands (which is named with Old Norse beinn ‘straight’) + Old English brycg ‘bridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Ashbridge, Corbridge, Sandridge, Trowbridge, Langridge, Bridge

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Bainbridge Family Origin

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Bainbridge Family Occupations

What did your Bainbridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Contractor, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bainbridge. The most common Bainbridge occupation in Canada was Contractor. 14% of Bainbridge's were Contractors. A less common occupation for the Bainbridge family was Labourer.

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  • Contractor

    14%
  • Farm Labourer

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%

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

Bainbridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bainbridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bainbridge 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bainbridge. 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 Bainbridge. For the veterans among your Bainbridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bainbridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Bainbridge lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bainbridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bainbridge in 1943 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bainbridge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bainbridge 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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