Smallridge Family History

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Smallridge Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in Devon, so called from Old English smæl ‘narrow’ + hrycg ‘ridge’, or a topographic name from Middle English smal ‘narrow’ + rugge, rigge ‘ridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Sandridge, Surridge, Selfridge, Akridge, Langridge, Waldridge

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Smallridge Family Origin

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Smallridge Family Occupations

What did your Smallridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smallridge. The most common Smallridge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Smallridge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Smallridge family was Farmer Tanner.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer Tanner


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

Smallridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Smallridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Smallridge 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 271 immigration records available for the last name Smallridge. 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 592 military records available for the last name Smallridge. For the veterans among your Smallridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Smallridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Smallridge lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Smallridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Smallridge in 1957 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Smallridge 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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