Claridge Family History

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Claridge Name Meaning

from the Middle English, Old French female personal name Clarice (Latin Claritia meaning ‘fame’, ‘brightness’, a derivative of clarus ‘famous’, ‘bright’). habitational name from Clearhedge Wood in Sussex, which is probably named with Old English cl?fre ‘clover’ + hrycg ‘ridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Clare, Surridge, Burridge, Herridge, Akridge, Langridge, Waldridge

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Claridge Family Origin

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Claridge Family Occupations

What did your Claridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Claridge. 4% of Claridge men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Claridge women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Claridge were Carpenter joiner and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    4%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Bricklayer
    2%
  • Carpenter joiner
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Claridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Claridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Claridge 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Claridge. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Claridge. For the veterans among your Claridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Claridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Claridge lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Claridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Claridge in 1953 was 65, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Claridge

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