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Edgett Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Ecggeat, or in some cases perhaps from Ecgheard (see Eckert).

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


Similar surnames: Eggett, Egert, Errett, Edgell, Edge, Emmett, Leggett, Engel, Everett

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Edgett Family Origin

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Edgett Family Occupations

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  • Seaman

    22%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Servant

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Edgett family was Servant. Seaman, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edgett. The most common Edgett occupation in Canada was Seaman. 22% of Edgett's were Seamans.

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Edgett Life Expectancy

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