Ledingham Family History

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Ledingham Name Meaning

Scottish (Aberdeen): probably a local habitational name from an unidentified place, possibly Ledikin in Culsalmond, which is recorded in 1600 as Ledinghame. Compare Leadingham.

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


Similar surnames: Leadingham, Bedinghaus, Stringham, Ringham, Hemingway, Everingham

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Ledingham Family Origin

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Ledingham Family Occupations

What did your Ledingham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Copper Smith and Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ledingham. The most common Ledingham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Ledingham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ledingham family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Copper Smith

    5%
  • Cotton Mill

    5%
  • Grocer

    5%

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

Ledingham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ledingham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ledingham 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ledingham. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ledingham. For the veterans among your Ledingham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ledingham Life Expectancy

What is the average Ledingham lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ledingham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Ledingham in 1957 was 30, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ledingham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ledingham 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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