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Lightsey Family History

Lightsey Name Meaning
Probably an Americanization of German Leutze or Leitze, short forms of a Germanic personal name formed with liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’. exg.

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

69,465 Historical Documents with Lightsey on Ancestry
11,037 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,190 Military Records
118 Immigration Records
7,015 Census and Voter Lists
49,105 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lightsey Families

  • Number of Lightsey families
     24 - 45
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lightsey families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lightsey last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lightsey census records

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Lightsey Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Lightsey

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Lightsey Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lightsey census records

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Lightsey Civil War Service Records

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