Edgemon Family History

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Edgemon Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of English Hedgeman, a variant of Hedge. Alternatively, it may be an Americanized form of German Etschmann, a topographic name from Middle High German ezzisch ‘open field’, ‘unenclosed cultivated land’.

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

Similar surnames: Hegeman, Deman, Engeman, Logeman, Pigeon, Eggen, Dudgeon, Engelson

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Edgemon Family Origin

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Edgemon Family Occupations

What did your Edgemon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Edgemon. 33% of Edgemon men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Edgemon women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Edgemon were Miner and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Laborer
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Beauty Operator
  • House Work
  • Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Edgemon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Edgemon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edgemon 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 37 immigration records available for the last name Edgemon. 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 481 military records available for the last name Edgemon. For the veterans among your Edgemon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edgemon Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Edgemon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Edgemon in 1958 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edgemon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edgemon 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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