Skip to content
  • Start your family tree

Origins of the Eldridge surname

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

About the Eldridges

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

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.

SS
Stuart
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 Eldridges.

Sign up to get started

Delve deeper into the Eldridge family's history

Where do most Eldridges live?

In 1921, most Eldridges lived in London.


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

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?

Smiths

&

Johnsons

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Eldridges.

What are the most common Eldridge first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

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
Dressmaker

179

Laundress

153

Domestic Servant

101

General Servant Domestic

76

Housemaid Domestic

74

Common Male occupations for Eldridges in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

288

Carpenter

167

General Labourer

164

Farm Labourer

150

Blacksmith

98

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 61,000 family trees with the Eldridge surname

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

Search for a relative in our family trees

Share your discoveries

Start your family history journey

Start free trial

Start free trial