Claridge Family History

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Claridge Name Meaning

from the Middle English, Old French female personal name Clarice (Latin Claritia meaning ‘fame’, ‘brightness’, a derivative of clarus ‘famous’, ‘bright’). habitational name from Clearhedge Wood in Sussex, which is probably named with Old English cl?fre ‘clover’ + hrycg ‘ridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Clare, Surridge, Burridge, Herridge, Akridge, Langridge, Waldridge

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Claridge Family Origin

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Claridge Family Occupations

What did your Claridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Claridge family was Tailoress. Labourer, Farmer and Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Claridge. The most common Claridge occupation in Canada was Labourer. 33% of Claridge's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Son

  • Tailoress


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

Claridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Claridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Claridge 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Claridge. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Claridge. For the veterans among your Claridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Claridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Claridge lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Claridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Claridge in 1953 was 65, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Claridge 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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