Sedgwick Family History

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Sedgwick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Sedgwick in Cumbria, so named from the Middle English personal name Sigg(e) (from Old Norse Siggi or Old English Sicg, short forms of the various compound names with the first element ‘victory’) + Old English wic ‘outlying settlement’, ‘dairy farm’; or from Sedgewick in Sussex, named with Old English secg ‘sedge’ + wic.

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


Similar surnames: Beswick, Reddick, Ludwick, Fenwick, Elswick, Stanwick, Renwick

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Sedgwick Family Origin

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Sedgwick Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Sedgwick occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Sedgwick's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sedgwick. A less common occupation for the Sedgwick family was Coal Miner.

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Sedgwick Historical Records

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Sedgwick Life Expectancy

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