Herridge Family History

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Herridge Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from Eridge in East Sussex, so named from Old English earn ‘eagle’ + hrycg ‘ridge’ or an altered form of Harwich, a habitational name from Old English here ‘army’ + wic ‘dwelling’, ‘camp’

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


Similar surnames: Surridge, Burridge, Herriott, Akridge, Claridge, Corbridge, Herring

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Herridge Family Origin

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Herridge Family Occupations

What did your Herridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Herridge. 14% of Herridge men worked as a Gardener and 73% of Herridge women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Herridge were Bricklayer and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
    14%
  • General Labourer
    11%
  • House Painter
    6%
  • Bricklayer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Herridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Herridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herridge 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Herridge. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Herridge. For the veterans among your Herridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Herridge lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Herridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Herridge in 1962 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

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