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Ledo Name Meaning

Spanish, Galician, and Portuguese: nickname from ledo ‘happy’, ‘joyful’ (Latin laetus). Catalan: variant spelling of Lledó, a habitational name from Lledó d’Empordà in Girona province.

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


Similar surnames: Leo, Leto, Lio, Lazo, Loredo, Seda, Leen, Lemoi, Dedo, Lugo

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Where is the Ledo family from?

You can see how Ledo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ledo family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ledo families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Ledo families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Ledo's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Ledo families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ledo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ledo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ledo. 35% of Ledo men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Ledo women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ledo were Watchman and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Watchman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Trimmer
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ledo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ledo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ledo. 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 Cards

There are 700 military records available for the last name Ledo. For the veterans among your Ledo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ledo lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Ledo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ledo in 1967 was 69, and 56 in 2004.

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