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Waldridge Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Waldridge in County Durham (probably named with Old English wall ‘wall’ + hrycg ‘ridge’). However, in the British Isles, the surname is most common in Suffolk; it may be that another place similarly named, but lost, is the origin.

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


Similar surnames: Aldridge, Baldridge, Sandridge, Dandridge, Walbridge, Holdridge

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Waldridge Family Origin

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Waldridge Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Waldridge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Waldridge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Waldridge family was Furniture Dealer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waldridge.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    21%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Furniture Dealer

    7%

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Waldridge Historical Records

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Waldridge Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Waldridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Waldridge in 1957 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

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