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Todd Family History

Todd Name Meaning
English (mainly northern) and Scottish: nickname for someone thought to resemble a fox, for example in cunning or slyness, or perhaps more obviously in having red hair, from northern Middle English tod(de) ‘fox’ (of unknown origin).

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

3,513,206 Historical Documents with Todd on Ancestry.com
808,875 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
81,343 Military Records
55,058 Immigration Records
538,396 Census and Voter Lists
2,029,534 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Todd Families

  • Number of Todd families
     307 - 611
     103 - 306
     1 - 102
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Todd families
     1,196 - 2,390
     399 - 1,195
     1 - 398
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Todd families
     533 - 1,064
     178 - 532
     1 - 177
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Todd Family Origin

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Todd Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Todd

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Todd Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Todd census records

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Todd Civil War Service Records

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