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Edmonds Name Meaning

English: variant of Edmond with genitival -s or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Edmunds, Edmondson, Edmond, Edmundson, Symonds, Edmands, Lemonds

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Where is the Edmonds family from?

You can see how Edmonds families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Edmonds family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Edmonds families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 330 Edmonds families living in Ontario. This was about 59% of all the recorded Edmonds's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Edmonds families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Edmonds surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Edmonds ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Edmonds. 35% of Edmonds men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Edmonds women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Edmonds were Clerk and Teacher. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Labourer
    12%
  • Machinist
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Student
    18%
  • Bookkeeper
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Teacher
    8%
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Census Records

There are 228,000 census records available for the last name Edmonds. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edmonds census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Edmonds. 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 Cards

There are 28,000 military records available for the last name Edmonds. For the veterans among your Edmonds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Edmonds lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Edmonds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Edmonds in 1941 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

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