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Delbridge Name Meaning

English: topographic or metonymic occupational name, a variant of Bridge, with fused Anglo-Norman French article and preposition del (‘of the’). Partly Americanized form of German Delbrück, a habitational name from any of several places named Dellbrücke, in Schleswig-Holstein, near Paderborn, and near Cologne. The place name denotes a boarded crossing through swampy terrain.

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

Similar surnames: Bridge, Cambridge, Corbridge, Walbridge, Partridge, Ashbridge

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Delbridge Family Origin

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Delbridge Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Delbridge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Delbridge's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delbridge. A less common occupation for the Delbridge family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Works On Farm

  • Laborer


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Delbridge Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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

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Delbridge Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Delbridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Delbridge in 1949 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

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