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Edwards Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward.

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


Similar surnames: Edward, Edwardson, Elward, Edwardsen, Edds, Ewart, Eads, Edmonds

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Edwards Family Origin

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Edwards Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • School

    4%
  • Servant

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Edwards family was Servant. The most common Edwards occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Edwards's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edwards.

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Edwards Historical Records

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Edwards Life Expectancy

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Famous Edwards Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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