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Diddle Family History

Diddle Surname Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Dudley . Compare Aduddell . In some cases possibly also an Americanized form of German Dittel .

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

Similar surnames: Dietl, Biddle, Cordle, Dingle, Huddle, Dipple, Diede, Hidde, Liddle

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Where is the Diddle family from?

You can see how Diddle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Diddle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Diddle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 9 Diddle families living in Durham. This was about 26% of all the recorded Diddle's in United Kingdom. Durham and 1 other county had the highest population of Diddle families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Diddle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Diddle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Diddle. 100% of Diddle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Diddle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diddle 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 869 immigration records available for the last name Diddle. 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 433 military records available for the last name Diddle. For the veterans among your Diddle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Diddle lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Diddle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Diddle in 1953 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

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