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Eidson Family History

Eidson Name Meaning
English or Scottish: patronymic, perhaps a variant of Addison, from a pet form of Adam. Compare Edson, Eade.

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

150,576 Historical Documents with Eidson on Ancestry.com
19,761 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,296 Military Records
339 Immigration Records
15,110 Census and Voter Lists
111,070 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Eidson Families

  • Number of Eidson families
     45 - 88
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Eidson families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Eidson last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Eidson census records

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Eidson Family Origin

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Eidson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Eidson

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Eidson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Eidson census records

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Eidson Civil War Service Records

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