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Geddes Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: there is a place of this name in Nairn, but the name is more likely to be a patronymic from Geddie.

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


Similar surnames: Gerdes, Geddis, Fiddes, Geddie, Gedney, Redder, Gaddis, Gerde, Edds

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Geddes Family Origin

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Geddes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Going To School

    6%
  • Farmer Son

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Geddes occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Geddes's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geddes. A less common occupation for the Geddes family was Labourer.

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Geddes Life Expectancy

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