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Ledington Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from places called Liddington, in Wiltshire and Rutland. The first is named fom Old English hl¯de ‘loud, noisy stream’ + tun ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Ludington, Edington, Henington, Edgington, Bevington, Remington

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Ledington Family Origin

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Ledington Family Occupations

What did your Ledington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ledington family was Day Laborer. The most common Ledington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Ledington's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ledington.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Day Laborer

    9%

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Ledington Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ledington Life Expectancy

What is the average Ledington lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ledington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Ledington in 1962 was 36, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ledington 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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