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Sedgwick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Sedgwick in Cumbria, so named from the Middle English personal name Sigg(e) (from Old Norse Siggi or Old English Sicg, short forms of the various compound names with the first element ‘victory’) + Old English wic ‘outlying settlement’, ‘dairy farm’; or from Sedgewick in Sussex, named with Old English secg ‘sedge’ + wic.

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

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Sedgwick Family Origin

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Sedgwick Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Lawyer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sedgwick. A less common occupation for the Sedgwick family was Lawyer. The most common Sedgwick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Sedgwick's were Farmers.

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Sedgwick Life Expectancy

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