Edwards Family History

Meaning of surname: Edwards

Edwards is a patronymic surname, which arose separately in England and Wales. It means 'son of Edward'. Edwards is the 14th most common surname in Wales and 21st most common in England.[1] Within the United States, it was ranked as the 49th-most common surname as surveyed in 1990,[2] falling to 51st in 2014.[1]

We found 6,954,129 Genealogy and Family History Records for Edwards in our Newspaper Archive.

Details for Edwards surname:

6,722,029 Digital Copies of Newspapers
96,893 Pictures of Obituaries
15,251 Government Documents
405 Historical Books
119,551 Social Security Death Records

Edwards Surname

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