Aldrich Family History

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Aldrich Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, Ailric, Alrich, Aldrich, etc. (Many different forms are recorded.) It represents the coalescence of at least two Old English personal names, Ælfric ‘elf ruler’ and Æ{dh}elric ‘noble ruler’.

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

Similar surnames: Andrich, Goldrich, Ulrich, Aldridge, Aldi, Laich, Fandrich, Andrick

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Aldrich Family Origin

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Aldrich Family Occupations

What did your Aldrich ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aldrich. A less common occupation for the Aldrich family was Carpenter. The most common Aldrich occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Aldrich's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter


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

Aldrich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 126,000 census records available for the last name Aldrich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aldrich 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Aldrich. 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 22,000 military records available for the last name Aldrich. For the veterans among your Aldrich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aldrich Life Expectancy

What is the average Aldrich lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Aldrich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Aldrich in 1943 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aldrich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aldrich 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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