Dawdy Name Meaning

Possibly Irish, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhda, which has usually been Anglicized as O’Dowd (see Dowd), but also as Dowda and Duddy, forms which preserve the final vowel.

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


Similar surnames: Drawdy, Duddy, Day, Dowdy, Deady, Daly, Lawry, Andy, Dady, Dowda

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Dawdy Family Origin

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Dawdy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Apprentice

    8%
  • Farmer Laborer

    8%
  • Labour

    8%

In 1881, the most common Dawdy occupation in Canada was Farmer. 54% of Dawdy's were Farmers. Farmer, Apprentice and Farmer Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dawdy. A less common occupation for the Dawdy family was Labour.

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Dawdy Historical Records

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Dawdy Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Dawdy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Dawdy in 1962 was 75, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dawdy

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