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Edmond Surname Meaning

Scottish English French and West Indian (mainly Haiti): from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Edmond (Old English Ēadmund composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity fortune’ + mund ‘protection’). It is sometimes found as Admond where the vowel has been shortened. The personal name was still well used in England in the late 14th century especially in East Anglia and was often bestowed in honor of the East Anglian King Saint Edmund the Martyr (died 869) who was killed by pagan Danish invaders. English: occasionally a variant of Edman . French Canadian: altered form of English Edmunds .

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


Similar surnames: Esmond, Osmond, Edman, Almond, Germond, Dodd, Redmond, Ammon, Aymond

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Where is the Edmond family from?

You can see how Edmond families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Edmond family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Edmond families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 223 Edmond families living in Yorkshire. This was about 29% of all the recorded Edmond's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Edmond families in 1891.
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What did your Edmond ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Edmond. 25% of Edmond men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Edmond women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Edmond were Cowman and 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    25%
  • Carpenter joiner
    9%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Cowman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
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There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Edmond. For the veterans among your Edmond ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Edmond lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Edmond life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Edmond in 1946 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

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