Waddy Family History

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Waddy Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Waldie.

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

Similar surnames: Waddey, Waddle, Gaddy, Kiddy, Caddy, Waddel, Luddy, Maday, Warde

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Waddy Family Origin

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Waddy Family Occupations

What did your Waddy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Waddy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Waddy's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waddy. A less common occupation for the Waddy family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Waddy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Waddy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waddy 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Waddy. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Waddy. For the veterans among your Waddy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waddy Life Expectancy

What is the average Waddy lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Waddy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Waddy in 1952 was 55, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waddy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waddy 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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