Edgett Family History

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Edgett Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Ecggeat, or in some cases perhaps from Ecgheard (see Eckert).

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

Similar surnames: Eggett, Egert, Errett, Edgell, Edge, Emmett, Leggett, Engel, Everett

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Edgett Family Origin

Where is the Edgett family from?

Edgett Family Occupations

What did your Edgett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Edgett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Edgett's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edgett. A less common occupation for the Edgett family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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

Edgett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Edgett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edgett 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Edgett. 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 Edgett. For the veterans among your Edgett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Edgett Life Expectancy

What is the average Edgett lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Edgett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Edgett in 1945 was 23, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edgett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edgett 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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