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Attridge Name Meaning

English: ostensibly a topographic name for someone dwelling ‘at the ridge’, but in most if not all cases actually a derivative of the Middle English personal name Atteriche, Old English Æ{dh}elric (see Etheridge).

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


Similar surnames: Guttridge, Partridge, Eastridge, Akridge, Surridge, Gutridge, Bridge

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Where is the Attridge family from?

You can see how Attridge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Attridge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Attridge families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Attridge family living in New Jersey. This was about 50% of all the recorded Attridge's in USA. New Jersey and 1 other state had the highest population of Attridge families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Attridge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Attridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Attridge. 17% of Attridge men worked as a Salesman and 14% of Attridge women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Attridge were Machinist and Bookkeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Cook
    14%
  • Typist
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    14%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Attridge. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Attridge lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Attridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Attridge in 1953 was 57, and 75 in 2004.

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