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Edwards Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward.

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

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Edwards Family Origin

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Edwards Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edwards. The most common Edwards occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Edwards's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Edwards family was Farm Laborer.

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Edwards Life Expectancy

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Famous Edwards Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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