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Liggett Family History

Liggett Name Meaning
English (now found mainly in northern Ireland): topographic name from Middle English lidyate ‘gate in a fence between plowed land and meadow’ (Old English hlid-geat ‘swing-gate’), or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, as for example Lidgate in Suffolk or Lydiate in Lancashire.

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

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Name Distribution of Liggett Families

  • Number of Liggett families
     62 - 121
     21 - 61
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Liggett families
     48 - 93
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Liggett families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Liggett Family Origin

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Liggett Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Liggett

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Liggett Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Liggett Civil War Service Records

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