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Edie Family History

Edie Name Meaning

English: probably from a pet form of Eade or a variant of Eddy.

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


Similar surnames: Edde, Eddie, Eadie, Ede, Edin, Dede, Ednie, Adie, Edds, Eure

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Where is the Edie family from?

You can see how Edie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Edie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Edie families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 13 Edie families living in Ohio. This was about 59% of all the recorded Edie's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Edie families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Edie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Edie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Edie. 27% of Edie men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Edie women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Edie were Bookkeeper and Housekeeper. .

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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
    27%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Bookkeeper
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Edie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edie 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Edie. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Edie. For the veterans among your Edie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Edie lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Edie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Edie in 1957 was 68, and 62 in 2004.

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