Eddy Name Meaning

English (Devon): from the Middle English personal name Edwy, Old English Eadwig, composed of the elements ead ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + wig ‘war’.

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


Similar surnames: Eden, Oddy, Addy, Day, Edds, End, Ruddy, Caddy, Hendy, Leddy

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Eddy Family Origin

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Eddy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Eddy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Eddy's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eddy. A less common occupation for the Eddy family was Carpenter.

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Eddy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Eddy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Eddy in 1944 was 22, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eddy

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