Diddle Family History

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Diddle Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Compare Aduddell. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Dittel, from a pet form of a personal name formed with Diet (Germanic theud ‘people’, ‘race’), for example Dietrich.

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

Similar surnames: Dietl, Biddle, Cordle, Dingle, Huddle, Dipple, Diede, Hidde, Liddle

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Diddle Family Origin

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Diddle Family Occupations

What did your Diddle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Diddle occupation in the UK was Floor Cloth Painter. 50% of Diddle's were Floor Cloth Painters. Floor Cloth Painter and Colliery Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Diddle. A less common occupation for the Diddle family was Labourer.

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  • Floor Cloth Painter

  • Colliery Laborer

  • Labourer


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

Diddle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Diddle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diddle 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 869 immigration records available for the last name Diddle. 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 433 military records available for the last name Diddle. For the veterans among your Diddle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Diddle Life Expectancy

What is the average Diddle lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Diddle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Diddle in 1953 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diddle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diddle 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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