Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.
Where is the Edwards family from?
You can see how Edwards families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Edwards family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Edwards families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 429 Edwards families living in New York. This was about 13% of all the recorded Edwards's in USA. New York had the highest population of Edwards families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Edwards surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Edwards. 17% of Edwards men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Edwards women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Edwards were Truck Driver and Cook. .