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Locklear Family History

Locklear Name Meaning
Probably a variant of English Lockyer. This name occurs predominantly in NC.

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

194,468 Historical Documents with Locklear on Ancestry
62,657 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,632 Military Records
191 Immigration Records
15,805 Census and Voter Lists
111,183 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Locklear Families

  • Number of Locklear families
     193 - 383
     65 - 192
     1 - 64
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Locklear families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Locklear last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Locklear Family Origin

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Locklear Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Locklear

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Locklear Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Locklear Civil War Service Records

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