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Biddle Surname Meaning

English: variant of Beadle . Americanized form of German Bittel or its variant Büttel which is the standard form today.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Diddle, Liddle, Keadle, Boddie, Budde, Bible, Bendle, Kindle, Peddle

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Where is the Biddle family from?

You can see how Biddle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Biddle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Biddle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 573 Biddle families living in Warwickshire. This was about 23% of all the recorded Biddle's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Biddle families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Biddle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Biddle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Biddle. 10% of Biddle men worked as a Builders Labourer and 67% of Biddle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Biddle were Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Dut. .

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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

  • Builders Labourer
  • General Labourer
  • Retired
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
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Census Records

There are 95,000 census records available for the last name Biddle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biddle 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Biddle. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Biddle. For the veterans among your Biddle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Biddle lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Biddle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Biddle in 1943 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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