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Dawdy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dubhda which has usually been Anglicized as O'Dowd (see Dowd ) but also as Dowda and Duddy forms which preserve the final vowel. This form is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Drawdy, Duddy, Day, Dowdy, Deady, Daly, Lawry, Andy, Dady, Dowda

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Where is the Dawdy family from?

You can see how Dawdy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dawdy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dawdy families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Dawdy families living in Suffolk. This was about 38% of all the recorded Dawdy's in United Kingdom. Suffolk had the highest population of Dawdy families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dawdy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dawdy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Dawdy. 100% of Dawdy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Dawdy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dawdy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 329 immigration records available for the last name Dawdy. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Dawdy. For the veterans among your Dawdy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dawdy lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dawdy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Dawdy in 1962 was 75, and 84 in 2004.

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