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Edmond Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and French: from the Middle English personal name Edmund (Old English Eadmund), composed of the elements ead ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + mund ‘protection’. In medieval England and France the name was often bestowed in honor of the East Anglian King St. Edmund the Martyr (died 869), who was killed by pagan Danish invaders, and about whom many legends grew up.

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

Similar surnames: Esmond, Osmond, Edman, Almond, Germond, Dodd, Redmond, Ammon, Aymond

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Where is the Edmond family from?

You can see how Edmond families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Edmond family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Edmond families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 223 Edmond families living in Yorkshire. This was about 29% of all the recorded Edmond's in the UK. Yorkshire had the highest population of Edmond families in 1891.
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What did your Edmond ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Edmond. 25% of Edmond men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Edmond women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Edmond were Carpenter and Incapacitated.

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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 Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Railway Clerk
  • Analytical research Chemist
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Edmond. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edmond 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Edmond. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Edmond. For the veterans among your Edmond ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Edmond lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Edmond life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Edmond in 1946 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

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