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Origins of the Eldridge surname

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About the Eldridges

We have a total number of 38857 records for people with the last name Eldridge.

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Where do most Eldridges live?

In 1921, most Eldridges lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Eldridges

How common is your surname?

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

We have 33,500 records for the Eldridge surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Eldridges most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Eldridge first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Eldridges

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

Common Female occupations for Eldridges in 1921




Domestic Servant


General Servant Domestic


Housemaid Domestic


Common Male occupations for Eldridges in 1921
Agricultural Labourer




General Labourer


Farm Labourer




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