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Leighty Family History

Leighty Name Meaning
Perhaps an altered spelling of the English family name Laity.

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

52,924 Historical Documents with Leighty on Ancestry.com
9,814 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,788 Military Records
149 Immigration Records
8,756 Census and Voter Lists
32,417 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Leighty Families

  • Number of Leighty families
     38 - 73
     13 - 37
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Leighty last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Leighty last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Leighty census records

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Leighty Family Origin

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Leighty Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Leighty

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Leighty Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Leighty census records

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Leighty Civil War Service Records

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