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Longest Family History

Longest Name Meaning
English: possibly a reduced form of Longhurst.

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

28,238 Historical Documents with Longest on Ancestry.com
4,987 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,528 Military Records
178 Immigration Records
3,741 Census and Voter Lists
16,804 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Longest Families

  • Number of Longest families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Longest families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Longest last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Longest census records

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Longest Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Longest families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Longest Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Longest families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Longest

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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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Longest Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Longest census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Longest ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Longest Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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