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Lightle Family History

Lightle Name Meaning
Probably an Americanized spelling of German Lichtel (see Lightell).Perhaps a variant of English Lighthall. pwh.

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

30,284 Historical Documents with Lightle on Ancestry.com
6,870 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
968 Military Records
203 Immigration Records
4,711 Census and Voter Lists
17,532 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lightle Families

  • Number of Lightle families
     26 - 49
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lightle families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lightle last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lightle census records

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Lightle Family Origin

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Lightle Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lightle

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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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Lightle Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lightle census records

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Lightle Civil War Service Records

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