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Edmunds Name Meaning

English (also common in South Wales): patronymic from the personal name Edmund (see Edmond).

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


Similar surnames: Edmonds, Edmund, Edmond, Edmundson, Edds, Eddings, Edwards, Edman

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Where is the Edmunds family from?

You can see how Edmunds families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Edmunds family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Edmunds families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 708 Edmunds families living in Glamorgan. This was about 17% of all the recorded Edmunds's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Edmunds families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Edmunds surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Edmunds ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Edmunds. 9% of Edmunds men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Edmunds women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Edmunds were Farmer and Domestic Servant. .

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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
    9%
  • Colliery Hewer
    7%
  • Coal Hewer
    4%
  • Farmer
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    68%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%
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Census Records

There are 111,000 census records available for the last name Edmunds. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edmunds 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Edmunds. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Edmunds. For the veterans among your Edmunds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Edmunds lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Edmunds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Edmunds in 1947 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

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