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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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Where is the Edgett family from?

You can see how Edgett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Edgett family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Edgett families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 11 Edgett families living in London. This was about 58% of all the recorded Edgett's in the UK. London had the highest population of Edgett families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Edgett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Edgett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Edgett. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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