Floyd Family History

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Floyd Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Lloyd.

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

Similar surnames: Cloyd, Gloyd, Loyd, Bloyd, Flood, Lloyd, Blood, Flud, Fludd, Flory

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Floyd Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Floyd name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Floyd. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Germanic Europe


  • Benin/Togo


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Floyd Family Origin

Where is the Floyd family from?

Floyd Family Occupations

What did your Floyd ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Floyd. The most common Floyd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Floyd's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Floyd family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Floyd ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Floyd Historical Records

What Floyd family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 262,000 census records available for the last name Floyd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Floyd census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Floyd. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 60,000 military records available for the last name Floyd. For the veterans among your Floyd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Floyd Life Expectancy

What is the average Floyd lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Floyd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Floyd in 1940 was 62, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Floyd ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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