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Ede Name Meaning

Southern English: variant spelling of Eade. North German: from the Germanic personal name Edo.

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

Similar surnames: Ide, Ade, Eden, Edel, Eade, Edde, Ode, Eide, Eke, Dede

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Where is the Ede family from?

You can see how Ede families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ede family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ede families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Ede family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Ede's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Ede families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ede surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ede ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ede. 24% of Ede men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Ede women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ede were Machinist and Housewife.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Ede. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ede census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Ede. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ede. For the veterans among your Ede ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ede lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ede life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ede in 1953 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

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