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Lighthall Family History

Lighthall Name Meaning
English: possibly a habitational name from a place called Lightollars in Lancashire, so named from Old English leoht ‘light-colored’ + alor ‘alder’. The surname, however, is not found in current English sources.

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

19,194 Historical Documents with Lighthall on Ancestry.com
2,996 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,268 Military Records
249 Immigration Records
4,288 Census and Voter Lists
10,393 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lighthall Families

  • Number of Lighthall families
     26 - 49
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lighthall families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lighthall last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lighthall census records

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Lighthall Family Origin

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Lighthall Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Lighthall

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Lighthall Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lighthall census records

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Lighthall Civil War Service Records

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