Ledwith Family History

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Ledwith Name Meaning

English: probably a derivative of the old personal name Lutwidge (Latin Lodovicus) (see Ludwig). This name is also established in Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Lewis, Leite, Leavitt, Lodwick, Redpath, Lewin, Redditt, Ludwin

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Ledwith Family Origin

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Ledwith Family Occupations

What did your Ledwith ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ledwith family was At Home. The most common Ledwith occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Ledwith's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ledwith.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • At Home


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

Ledwith Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Ledwith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ledwith 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ledwith. 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 Ledwith. For the veterans among your Ledwith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ledwith Life Expectancy

What is the average Ledwith lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ledwith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Ledwith in 1953 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ledwith

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ledwith 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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