Edmond Family History

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Edmond Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and French: from the Middle English personal name Edmund (Old English Eadmund), composed of the elements ead ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + mund ‘protection’. In medieval England and France the name was often bestowed in honor of the East Anglian King St. Edmund the Martyr (died 869), who was killed by pagan Danish invaders, and about whom many legends grew up.

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


Similar surnames: Esmond, Osmond, Edman, Almond, Germond, Dodd, Redmond, Ammon, Aymond

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Edmond Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Edmond name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Edmond. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    32%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    15%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • Benin/Togo

    12%

  • Mali

    5%

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Edmond Family Origin

Where is the Edmond family from?

Edmond Family Occupations

What did your Edmond ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Edmond occupation in Canada was Farmer. 20% of Edmond's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edmond. A less common occupation for the Edmond family was Journalier.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • School

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Journalier

    7%

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

Edmond Historical Records

What Edmond family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Edmond. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edmond 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Edmond. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Edmond. For the veterans among your Edmond ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edmond Life Expectancy

What is the average Edmond lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Edmond life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Edmond in 1946 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edmond 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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