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Geddie Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: of uncertain origin. It may be a much altered form of McAdam. Compare Keddie. If this is correct, the initial G- represents a trace of Gaelic mac ‘son (of)’, while Eddie is variant of Addie, a pet form of Adam. It could alternatively be a nickname meaning ‘greedy’, from a diminutive of the Scottish dialect word gedd ‘pike’, also attested in metaphorical application to a person who was a voracious eater.

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


Similar surnames: Peddie, Goldie, Geddis, Addie, Reddix, Gaddis, Gaddie, Eddie, Keddie

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Geddie Family Origin

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Geddie Family Occupations

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  • Ship Carpenter

    8%
  • Ag Labourer

    4%
  • Agr Labourer

    4%
  • Bank Clerk

    4%

In 1881, the most common Geddie occupation in the UK was Ship Carpenter. 8% of Geddie's were Ship Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Geddie family was Bank Clerk. Ship Carpenter, Ag Labourer and Agr Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geddie.

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Geddie Life Expectancy

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