Paddock Family History

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Paddock Name Meaning

from Middle English parrock ‘paddock’, ‘small enclosure’, hence a topographic name for a dweller by a paddock or enclosed meadow, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Paddock Wood in Kent. The change of -rr- to -dd- is an unexplained development which did not occur before the 17th century. from Middle English paddock ‘toad’, ‘frog’, a diminutive of pad (of Old Norse origin), hence a nickname for someone considered to resemble a toad or frog.

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

Similar surnames: Haddock, Braddock, Baldock, Maddock, Pidcock, Ruddock, Hadlock

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Paddock Family Origin

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Paddock Family Occupations

What did your Paddock ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Paddock family was Bricklayer. The most common Paddock occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Paddock's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paddock.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Bricklayer


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

Paddock Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Paddock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paddock 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Paddock. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Paddock. For the veterans among your Paddock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Paddock Life Expectancy

What is the average Paddock lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Paddock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Paddock in 1951 was 20, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paddock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Paddock 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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