Aldgate Family History

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Aldgate Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Redgate, Ludgate, Legate, Adgate, Agate, Plate, Date, Hungate

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Aldgate Family Origin

Where is the Aldgate family from?

Aldgate Family Occupations

What did your Aldgate ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Aldgate occupation in the UK was Shoe Maker. 14% of Aldgate's were Shoe Makers. A less common occupation for the Aldgate family was Carpenter & Joiner. Shoe Maker, Agricultrual Labour and Book Seller & Parish Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aldgate.

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  • Shoe Maker

  • Agricultrual Labour

  • Book Seller & Parish Clerk

  • Carpenter & Joiner


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

Aldgate Historical Records

What Aldgate family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 690 census records available for the last name Aldgate. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aldgate 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 39 immigration records available for the last name Aldgate. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 69 military records available for the last name Aldgate. For the veterans among your Aldgate ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aldgate Life Expectancy

What is the average Aldgate lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aldgate 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aldgate

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