Brydges Family History

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Brydges Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bridges, a variant of Bridge.

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

Similar surnames: Bridges, Bridgers, Bridge, Bridger, Bryne, Rodes, Brymer, Pryde

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Brydges Family Origin

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Brydges Family Occupations

What did your Brydges ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Brydges family was Blacksmith. The most common Brydges occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 5% of Brydges's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Baker & Grocer and Baronet were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brydges.

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  • Annuitant

  • Baker & Grocer

  • Baronet

  • Blacksmith


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

Brydges Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Brydges. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brydges 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brydges. 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 767 military records available for the last name Brydges. For the veterans among your Brydges ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brydges Life Expectancy

What is the average Brydges lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Brydges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Brydges in 1962 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brydges

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brydges 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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