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Paddock Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English paddok(e) ‘toad frog’ (Old English padde + uc).

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


Similar surnames: Haddock, Braddock, Baldock, Maddock, Pidcock, Ruddock, Hadlock

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Where is the Paddock family from?

You can see how Paddock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Paddock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Paddock families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 98 Paddock families living in New York. This was about 46% of all the recorded Paddock's in USA. New York had the highest population of Paddock families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Paddock surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Paddock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Paddock. 16% of Paddock men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Paddock women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Paddock were Truck Driver 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

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    14%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Stenographer
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%
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Census Records

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Paddock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paddock 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Paddock. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Paddock. For the veterans among your Paddock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Paddock lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Paddock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Paddock in 1951 was 20, and 74 in 2004.

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