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Ledbetter Family History

Ledbetter Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a worker in lead, Middle English ledbetere, from Old English lead ‘lead’ + the agent noun from beatan ‘to beat’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

661,219 Historical Documents with Ledbetter on Ancestry.com
93,751 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,687 Military Records
1,365 Immigration Records
53,912 Census and Voter Lists
496,504 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ledbetter Families

  • Number of Ledbetter families
     115 - 228
     39 - 114
     1 - 38
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ledbetter families
     35 - 68
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ledbetter last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ledbetter census records

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Ledbetter Family Origin

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Ledbetter Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ledbetter

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Ledbetter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ledbetter census records

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Ledbetter Civil War Service Records

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