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Addams Family History

Addams Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Adams.

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

77,520 Historical Documents with Addams on Ancestry.com
24,824 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,301 Military Records
1,312 Immigration Records
13,647 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Addams Families

  • Number of Addams families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Addams families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Addams families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Addams census records

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Addams Family Origin

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Addams Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Addams

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Addams Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Addams census records

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Addams Civil War Service Records

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