Edge Family History

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Edge Name Meaning

English: topographic name, especially in Lancashire and the West Midlands, for someone who lived on or by a hillside or ridge, from Old English ecg ‘edge’. Compare Eck.

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

Similar surnames: Hedge, Egge, Ege, Wedge, Enge, Eure, Lodge, Berge, Page, Gage

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Edge Family Origin

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Edge Family Occupations

What did your Edge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edge. The most common Edge occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Edge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Edge family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Edge Historical Records

What Edge family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 108,000 census records available for the last name Edge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edge 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Edge. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Edge. For the veterans among your Edge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edge Life Expectancy

What is the average Edge lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Edge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Edge in 1944 was 19, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edge 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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