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Routledge Family History

Routledge Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Rutledge. In Britain this is the usual spelling of the name.

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


Similar surnames: Rutledge, Ratledge, Catledge, Gulledge, Arledge, Route, College

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Where is the Routledge family from?

You can see how Routledge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Routledge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Routledge families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 99 Routledge families living in Ontario. This was about 52% of all the recorded Routledge's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Routledge families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Routledge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Routledge ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Routledge. 24% of Routledge men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Routledge women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Routledge were Salesman and Stenographer.

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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
    24%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Manager
    10%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
    45%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • Stenographer
    23%
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Census Records

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Routledge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Routledge 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Routledge. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Routledge. For the veterans among your Routledge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Routledge lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Routledge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Routledge in 1959 was 58, and 64 in 2004.

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