Ed Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


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Ed Family Origin

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Ed Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Works In Row Shop

    50%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, Laborer and Works In Row Shop were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ed. The most common Ed occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Ed's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Ed | Data not to scale

Ed Historical Records

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Ed Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 1998, Ed life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ed in 1963 was 72, and 74 in 1998.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ed

Famous Ed Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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