Eddings Family History

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Eddings Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Old English personal name Eadda.

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

Similar surnames: Iddings, Giddings, Eddins, Adkins, Spedding, Lovings, Tydings

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Eddings Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Eddings name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Eddings. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Eddings Family Origin

Where is the Eddings family from?

Eddings Family Occupations

What did your Eddings ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eddings. A less common occupation for the Eddings family was Keeping House. The most common Eddings occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Eddings's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Eddings Historical Records

What Eddings family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Eddings. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eddings 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 334 immigration records available for the last name Eddings. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Eddings. For the veterans among your Eddings ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eddings Life Expectancy

What is the average Eddings lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Eddings life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Eddings in 1951 was 75, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eddings 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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