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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


Similar surnames: Edward, Edwardson, Elward, Edwardsen, Edds, Ewart, Eads, Edmonds

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Edwards Family Origin

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Edwards Family Occupations

What did your Edwards ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Edwards Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Edwards ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Edwards Life Expectancy

What is the average Edwards lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Edwards life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Edwards in 1940 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edwards 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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