Edge Name Meaning

English: topographic name, especially in Lancashire and the West Midlands, for someone who lived on or by a hillside or ridge, from Old English ecg ‘edge’. Compare Eck.

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


Similar surnames: Hedge, Egge, Ege, Wedge, Enge, Eure, Lodge, Berge, Page, Gage

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Edge Family Origin

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Edge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Cultivateur

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, the most common Edge occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Edge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Edge family was Carpenter. Farmer, Labourer and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edge.

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Edge Historical Records

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Edge Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Edge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Edge in 1944 was 19, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edge

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