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Addis Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Addy, a pet form of Adam.

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


Similar surnames: Addie, Adkins, Addison, Ades, Adams, Aldis, Allis, Adie, Edds, Andris

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Where is the Addis family from?

You can see how Addis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Addis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Addis families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 203 Addis families living in London. This was about 17% of all the recorded Addis's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Addis families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Addis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Addis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Addis. 16% of Addis men worked as a General Labourer and 69% of Addis women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Addis were Colliery Hewer and Incapacitated. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    16%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Colliery Hewer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Addis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Addis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Addis. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Addis. For the veterans among your Addis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Addis lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Addis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Addis in 1946 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

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