Addams Family History

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Addams Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Adams.

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


Similar surnames: Adams, Reams, Addair, Audas, Agans, Alders, Badders, Deam, Beams

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Addams Family Origin

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Addams Family Occupations

What did your Addams ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Addams occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Addams's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Addams family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Addams.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Addams ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Addams Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Addams. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Addams census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Addams. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Addams. For the veterans among your Addams ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Addams Life Expectancy

What is the average Addams lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Addams life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Addams in 1962 was 76, and 51 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Addams

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Addams ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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