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Oddy Family History

Oddy Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Ode (see Ott).

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


Similar surnames: Eddy, Addy, Oddo, Day, Codd, Roddy, Edds, Dey, Godby, Todd

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Where is the Oddy family from?

You can see how Oddy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oddy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Oddy families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Oddy family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Oddy's in USA. New York had the highest population of Oddy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Oddy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Oddy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Oddy. 20% of Oddy men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Oddy women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Oddy were Farmer and Housewife. .

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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

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    40%
  • Housework
    20%
  • Dietitian
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
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Census Records

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Oddy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oddy 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Oddy. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Oddy. For the veterans among your Oddy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oddy lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Oddy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Oddy in 1956 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

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