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Livesay Family History

Livesay Name Meaning
habitational name from a place in Lancashire, named from Old Norse hlíf ‘protection’, ‘shelter’ (or an unrecorded Old English cognate) + Old English eg ‘island’.possibly in a few cases from an Old English personal name composed of the leof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + sige ‘victory’.

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

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26,359 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,256 Military Records
1,279 Immigration Records
12,908 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Livesay Families

  • Number of Livesay families
     27 - 51
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Livesay families
     54 - 106
     19 - 53
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Livesay families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Livesay census records

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Livesay Family Origin

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Livesay Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Livesay

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Livesay Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Livesay census records

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Livesay Civil War Service Records

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