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

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Todd. The most common Todd occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Todd's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Todd family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Todd Historical Records

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Todd Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Todd

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