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Doddridge Name Meaning

English (Devon and Cornwall): habitational name from Doddridge in Sandford Devon from the Old English personal name Dodda (see Dodd ) + Old English hrycg ‘ridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Holdridge, Dandridge, Burridge, Sandridge, Corbridge, Lockridge

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Where is the Doddridge family from?

You can see how Doddridge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Doddridge family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Doddridge families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 71 Doddridge families living in Devon. This was about 36% of all the recorded Doddridge's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Doddridge families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Doddridge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Doddridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Plasterer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Doddridge. 25% of Doddridge men worked as a Plasterer and 81% of Doddridge women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doddridge were Incapacitated and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Plasterer
    25%
  • Poultry Farmer
    25%
  • Lorry Driver
    25%
  • Incapacitated
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    81%
  • Domestic Servant
    5%
  • Invalid
    5%
  • Housekeeper
    5%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Doddridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doddridge 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 419 immigration records available for the last name Doddridge. 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 742 military records available for the last name Doddridge. For the veterans among your Doddridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Doddridge lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Doddridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Doddridge in 1957 was 44, and 72 in 2004.

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