Eddington Family History

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Eddington Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Edington.

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


Similar surnames: Reddington, Edington, Edgington, Edrington, Edginton, Redington

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Eddington Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Eddington name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    47%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    14%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    5%

  • Benin/Togo

    4%

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Eddington Family Origin

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Eddington Family Occupations

What did your Eddington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eddington. The most common Eddington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Eddington's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Eddington family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Eddington Historical Records

What Eddington family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Eddington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eddington 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Eddington. 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 Eddington. For the veterans among your Eddington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eddington Life Expectancy

What is the average Eddington lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Eddington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Eddington in 1946 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eddington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eddington 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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