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

Where is the Ed family from?

Ed Family Occupations

What did your Ed ancestors do for a living?

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.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Works In Row Shop

    50%

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

Ed Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ed. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ed 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ed. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ed. For the veterans among your Ed ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ed Life Expectancy

What is the average Ed lifespan?

Between 1963 and 1998, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ed

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ed 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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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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