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Claridge Family History

Claridge Name Meaning
from the Middle English, Old French female personal name Clarice (Latin Claritia meaning ‘fame’, ‘brightness’, a derivative of clarus ‘famous’, ‘bright’).habitational name from Clearhedge Wood in Sussex, which is probably named with Old English cl?fre ‘clover’ + hrycg ‘ridge’.

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

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Name Distribution of Claridge Families

  • Number of Claridge families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Claridge families
     237 - 472
     80 - 236
     1 - 79
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Claridge last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Claridge Family Origin

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Claridge Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Claridge

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Claridge Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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