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Waldridge Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from Waldridge in County Durham (probably named with Old English wall ‘wall’ + hrycg ‘ridge’). However, in the British Isles, the surname is most common in Suffolk; it may be that another place similarly named, but lost, is the origin.

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


Similar surnames: Aldridge, Baldridge, Sandridge, Dandridge, Walbridge, Holdridge

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Waldridge Family Origin

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Waldridge Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • General Smith

    25%
  • Painter

    25%
  • Turnkey H.M.'s Gaol

    25%

In 1881, Blacksmith, General Smith and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waldridge. A less common occupation for the Waldridge family was Turnkey H.M.'s Gaol. The most common Waldridge occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 25% of Waldridge's were Blacksmiths.

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