Skip to content
  • Start your family tree

Origins of the Eddy surname

A collage of historical images including two family portraits and a postcard of people boarding a ship

About the Eddys

We have a total number of 25816 records for people with the last name Eddy.

Find out more about your family in our records

or try an advanced search

I’ve managed to trace back to the mid-1500s! I can’t believe it! Utterly engrossing and I have uncovered some quite moving and heartbreaking stories attached to various ancestors. You don’t need any qualifications to start - just time patience, and some information.

TrustPilot review
1 of 3

Start your family tree

Trace your family back in time. Make new discoveries and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Eddys.

Sign up to get started

Delve deeper into the Eddy family's history

Where do most Eddys live?

In 1921, most Eddys lived in South West.

Census records trace your ancestors through each generation, so you can follow where your relatives lived through each decade.

Interesting facts about Eddys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 17,600 records for the Eddy surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Eddys most likely to marry?




Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Eddys.

What are the most common Eddy first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Eddy family members

Common jobs for Eddys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Eddys in 1921


General Servant Domestic


House Servant


Domestic Servant


House Keeper


Common Male occupations for Eddys in 1921
Tin Miner




Coal Miner






An image of a census transcript and a picture of a dairy farmer holding two milk jugs

Census records provide incredible detail on names, ages, marital statuses, occupations and more.

We found over 86,000 family trees with the Eddy surname

Trace your family back in time and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Eddys.

Search for a relative in our family trees

Share your discoveries

Start your family history journey

Start free trial

Start free trial