Edes Family History

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Edes Name Meaning

English: patronymic or metronymic from Eade. Hungarian (Édes): nickname from édes ‘sweet’ ‘charming’.

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

Similar surnames: Eades, Edds, Ades, Eves, Ede, Edens, Eden, Ebbs, Epes, Oles

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Edes Family Origin

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Edes Family Occupations

What did your Edes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Edes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Edes's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edes. A less common occupation for the Edes family was Printer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Physician

  • Printer


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

Edes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Edes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edes 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 720 immigration records available for the last name Edes. 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 Edes. For the veterans among your Edes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edes Life Expectancy

What is the average Edes lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Edes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Edes in 1942 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edes 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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