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Etheridge Family History

Etheridge Name Meaning
English: altered form of Edrich, from the Middle English personal name Edrich, Ederick, Old English Eadric, composed of the elements ead ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + ric ‘power’. Current since the beginning of the 17th century, it developed from the late 16th-century forms Et(t)riche, Et(t)ridge.

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

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92,614 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,780 Military Records
4,366 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Etheridge Families

  • Number of Etheridge families
     64 - 125
     22 - 63
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Etheridge families
     170 - 338
     57 - 169
     1 - 56
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Etheridge families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Etheridge Family Origin

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Etheridge Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Etheridge

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Etheridge Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Etheridge Civil War Service Records

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