Lady Family History

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Lady Name Meaning

English: from Middle English lady ‘lady’, ‘female head of a household’, hence a nickname for a woman who was ladylike or the head of a household or for an effeminate man. Polish: variant of Lada. Hungarian (Ládi): habitational name for someone from Lád in Borsod county or Lad in Somogy county.

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

Similar surnames: Mady, Lade, Dady, Ladd, Laday, Lada, Lacy, Lay, Rady, Cady

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Lady Family Origin

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Lady Family Occupations

What did your Lady ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lady occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Lady's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lady. A less common occupation for the Lady family was Farm.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Farm


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

Lady Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Lady. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lady 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lady. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Lady. For the veterans among your Lady ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lady Life Expectancy

What is the average Lady lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lady life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Lady in 1948 was 45, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lady 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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