Todd Family History

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Todd Name Meaning

English (mainly northern) and Scottish: nickname for someone thought to resemble a fox, for example in cunning or slyness, or perhaps more obviously in having red hair, from northern Middle English tod(de) ‘fox’ (of unknown origin).

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

Similar surnames: Codd, Dodd, Torr, Podd, Kidd, Bold, Gadd, Tong, Mudd, Tout

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Todd Family Origin

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Todd Family Occupations

What did your Todd ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Todd. 3% of Todd men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Todd women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Todd were Bricklayer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Private Means

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

Todd Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 583,000 census records available for the last name Todd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Todd 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 63,000 immigration records available for the last name Todd. 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 88,000 military records available for the last name Todd. For the veterans among your Todd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Todd Life Expectancy

What is the average Todd lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Todd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Todd in 1942 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Todd 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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