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Ide Family History

Ide Name Meaning

English (Sussex): from the Middle English female personal name Ide (Old French Ide ancient Germanic Ida Latinized as Ida of uncertain origin; see 2 below and Ida ). Compare Idell . North German: from the male and female personal name Ide which may have derived from Old Norse idh ‘work activity’. Compare Ihde . Japanese (pronounced as two syllables): written 井出 ‘sluice spillway’. It is a topographic name for someone who lived near a dam. Also written 井手 or simply 出 it originated in Echizen and Kaga (now Fukui and Ishikawa prefectures) and is found mostly in eastern Japan.

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

Similar surnames: Ida, Iden, Ige, Ike, Ade, Ede, Hyde, Tye, Eide, Idle

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Where is the Ide family from?

You can see how Ide families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ide family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ide families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 175 Ide families living in Sussex. This was about 44% of all the recorded Ide's in United Kingdom. Sussex had the highest population of Ide families in 1891.
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What did your Ide ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Ide. 14% of Ide men worked as a Gardener and 82% of Ide women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ide were Postman and Housewife. .

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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

  • Gardener
  • General Labourer
  • Fisherman
  • Postman

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
  • Private Means
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Ide. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ide 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Ide. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Ide. For the veterans among your Ide ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ide lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Ide life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ide in 1950 was 63, and 83 in 2004.

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