Doddridge Family History

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Doddridge Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Sandford, Devon named Doddridge, from the Old English personal name Dodda (see Dodd) + Old English hrycg ‘ridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Holdridge, Dandridge, Burridge, Sandridge, Corbridge, Lockridge

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Doddridge Family Origin

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Doddridge Family Occupations

What did your Doddridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Fondeur, Going To School and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Doddridge. The most common Doddridge occupation in Canada was Fondeur. 22% of Doddridge's were Fondeurs. A less common occupation for the Doddridge family was Appr Painter.

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  • Fondeur

  • Going To School

  • School

  • Appr Painter


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Doddridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Doddridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doddridge 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 419 immigration records available for the last name Doddridge. 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 742 military records available for the last name Doddridge. For the veterans among your Doddridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Doddridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Doddridge lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Doddridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Doddridge in 1957 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

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