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Edevold Family History

Edevold Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Devol, Devoid, Debold, Fevold, Evavold, Devoll, Edel, Edmond, Debord

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Where is the Edevold family from?

Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Edevold surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Edevold ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Edevold. 100% of Edevold men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 34 census records available for the last name Edevold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edevold 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Edevold. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Edevold. For the veterans among your Edevold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Edevold lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Edevold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Edevold in 1967 was 59, and 68 in 2002.

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