Geddie Family History

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Geddie Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: of uncertain origin. It may be a much altered form of McAdam. Compare Keddie. If this is correct, the initial G- represents a trace of Gaelic mac ‘son (of)’, while Eddie is variant of Addie, a pet form of Adam. It could alternatively be a nickname meaning ‘greedy’, from a diminutive of the Scottish dialect word gedd ‘pike’, also attested in metaphorical application to a person who was a voracious eater.

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

Similar surnames: Peddie, Goldie, Geddis, Addie, Reddix, Gaddis, Gaddie, Eddie, Keddie

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Geddie Family Origin

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Geddie Family Occupations

What did your Geddie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geddie. The most common Geddie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Geddie's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Geddie family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Hand

  • Keeping House


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

Geddie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Geddie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geddie 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 769 immigration records available for the last name Geddie. 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 Geddie. For the veterans among your Geddie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geddie Life Expectancy

What is the average Geddie lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Geddie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Geddie in 1955 was 33, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geddie 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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