Edds Family History

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Edds Name Meaning

English: perhaps, as Reaney suggests, a patronymic from a personal name, a short form of Edwin or Edward, or for Eade 1.

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

Similar surnames: Edde, Eads, Eddy, Eden, Edes, Eidt, Ede, Fedde, Edel, Dodds

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Edds Family Origin

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Edds Family Occupations

What did your Edds ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Edds family was Keeps House. Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edds. The most common Edds occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Edds's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer

  • Keeps House


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

Edds Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Edds. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edds 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 321 immigration records available for the last name Edds. 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 Edds. For the veterans among your Edds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edds Life Expectancy

What is the average Edds lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Edds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Edds in 1954 was 36, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edds 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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