Kidd Name Meaning

Scottish: from a medieval personal name Kid, a variant of Kit, a pet form of Christopher. English: from Middle English kid(e) ‘young goat’, hence a nickname for a frisky person or a metonymic occupational name for a goatherd. English: metonymic occupational name for a seller of faggots, from Middle English kidde ‘faggot’ (of unknown origin).

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


Similar surnames: Codd, Kind, Kimm, Bird, Mudd, Kiss, King, Gadd, Budd, Lind

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Kidd Family Origin

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Kidd Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Student

    4%
  • Farmer Son

    3%
  • Merchant

    3%

In 1881, the most common Kidd occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Kidd's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kidd. A less common occupation for the Kidd family was Merchant.

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Kidd Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Kidd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kidd in 1943 was 23, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kidd

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