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Edwards Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward.

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


Similar surnames: Edward, Edwardson, Elward, Edwardsen, Edds, Ewart, Eads, Edmonds

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Edwards Family Origin

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Edwards Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Edwards family was Agricultural Labourer. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edwards. The most common Edwards occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Edwards's were Farmers.

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Edwards Historical Records

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Edwards Life Expectancy

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Famous Edwards Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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