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Lyga Family History

Lyga Name Meaning
Polish: probably from from a derivative of the dialect verb ligac ‘to buck’, ‘to kick’.

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

3,705 Historical Documents with Lyga on Ancestry.com
809 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
143 Military Records
67 Immigration Records
668 Census and Voter Lists
2,018 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lyga Families

  • Number of Lyga families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lyga families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lyga last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lyga census records

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Lyga Family Origin

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Lyga Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lyga

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Lyga Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lyga census records

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Military Service by Lyga

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