Eldridge Family History

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Eldridge Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, Eldric, a variant of Aldrich.

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

Similar surnames: Aldridge, Eldredge, Baldridge, Elvidge, Claridge, Holdridge

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Eldridge Family Origin

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Eldridge Family Occupations

What did your Eldridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Eldridge family was Gardener. The most common Eldridge occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Eldridge's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eldridge.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Gardener


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

Eldridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 206,000 census records available for the last name Eldridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eldridge 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 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Eldridge. 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 28,000 military records available for the last name Eldridge. For the veterans among your Eldridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eldridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Eldridge lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Eldridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Eldridge in 1942 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eldridge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eldridge 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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