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Ledesma Family History

Ledesma Name Meaning
Spanish: habitational name from any of the places called Ledesma, in the provinces of Logroño, Salamanca, and Soria. The place name is ancient and probably derives from a superlative form of a Celtic adjective meaning ‘broad’, ‘wide’.

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

252,751 Historical Documents with Ledesma on Ancestry.com
209,638 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,541 Military Records
5,668 Immigration Records
23,412 Census and Voter Lists
12,492 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ledesma Families

  • Number of Ledesma families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ledesma families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ledesma last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ledesma Family Origin

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Ledesma Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ledesma

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Ledesma Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ledesma census records

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Ledesma Civil War Service Records

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