Flood Family History

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Flood Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a small stream or an intermittent spring (Old English flod(e), from flowan ‘to flow’). Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Llwyd (see Lloyd). Irish: translation of various names correctly or erroneously associated with Gaelic tuile ‘flood’ (see Toole).

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

Similar surnames: Ford, Blood, Floor, Hood, Loud, Cloud, Flott, Good, Flook, Look

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Flood Family Origin

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Flood Family Occupations

What did your Flood ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Flood occupation in the UK was Labourer. 2% of Flood's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Flood family was Silk Weaver. Labourer, Tailor and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flood.

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  • Labourer

  • Tailor

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Silk Weaver


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

Flood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 173,000 census records available for the last name Flood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Flood 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 28,000 immigration records available for the last name Flood. 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 Flood. For the veterans among your Flood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Flood Life Expectancy

What is the average Flood lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Flood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Flood in 1944 was 28, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Flood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flood 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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