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Delbridge Name Meaning

English: topographic or metonymic occupational name, a variant of Bridge, with fused Anglo-Norman French article and preposition del (‘of the’). Partly Americanized form of German Delbrück, a habitational name from any of several places named Dellbrücke, in Schleswig-Holstein, near Paderborn, and near Cologne. The place name denotes a boarded crossing through swampy terrain.

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


Similar surnames: Bridge, Cambridge, Corbridge, Walbridge, Partridge, Ashbridge

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Delbridge Family Origin

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Delbridge Family Occupations

What did your Delbridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Delbridge occupation in Canada was Student. 50% of Delbridge's were Students. A less common occupation for the Delbridge family was Farmer Son. Student, Farmer and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delbridge.

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  • Student

    50%
  • Farmer

    29%
  • Black Smith

    7%
  • Farmer Son

    7%

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

Delbridge Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Delbridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Delbridge lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Delbridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Delbridge in 1949 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Delbridge 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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