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Ebdon Family History

Ebdon Name Meaning

from Ebdon Farm in Sidbury (Devon) or less likely Ebdon in Wick Saint Lawrence (Somerset).

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016


Similar surnames: Eldon, Abdon, Ebron, Hebdon, Don, Elton, Eden, Elson, Bon, Exton

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Where is the Ebdon family from?

You can see how Ebdon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ebdon family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Ebdon families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 57 Ebdon families living in Devon. This was about 43% of all the recorded Ebdon's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Ebdon families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ebdon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ebdon 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 Ebdon. 13% of Ebdon men worked as a Builders Labourer and 82% of Ebdon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ebdon were Farm Labourer and Unpaid Home 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    13%
  • General Labourer
    13%
  • Lorry Driver
    8%
  • Farm Labourer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    82%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unpaid Home Duties
    2%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Ebdon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ebdon 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 570 immigration records available for the last name Ebdon. 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 438 military records available for the last name Ebdon. For the veterans among your Ebdon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ebdon lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Ebdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Ebdon in 1967 was 72, and 67 in 2004.

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