Dandridge Family History

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Dandridge Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin, possibly from Tandridge in Surrey, which is named from an unexplained first element + Old English hrycg ‘ridge’, ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Sandridge, Waldridge, Langridge, Doddridge, Holdridge, Akridge

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Dandridge Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Dandridge name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Dandridge. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Benin/Togo


  • Mali


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Dandridge Family Origin

Where is the Dandridge family from?

Dandridge Family Occupations

What did your Dandridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Gardener and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dandridge. A less common occupation for the Dandridge family was Tobacconist. The most common Dandridge occupation in Canada was Gardener. 50% of Dandridge's were Gardeners.

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  • Gardener

  • Servant

  • Tobacconist


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

Dandridge Historical Records

What Dandridge family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Dandridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dandridge 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 694 immigration records available for the last name Dandridge. 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 Dandridge. For the veterans among your Dandridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dandridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Dandridge lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Dandridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dandridge in 1946 was 47, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dandridge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dandridge 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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