Paddy Family History

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Paddy Name Meaning

English or Irish: unexplained. It is probably, but not certainly, from the familiar Irish pet form of Patrick.

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

Similar surnames: Eaddy, Addy, Caddy, Paden, Maddy, Adey, Eady, Cuddy, Andy, Duddy

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Paddy Family Origin

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Paddy Family Occupations

What did your Paddy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Laborer and Shoe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Paddy. The most common Paddy occupation in Canada was Laborer. 50% of Paddy's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Shoe Maker


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

Paddy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Paddy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paddy 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 597 immigration records available for the last name Paddy. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Paddy. For the veterans among your Paddy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paddy Life Expectancy

What is the average Paddy lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Paddy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Paddy in 1962 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paddy 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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