Ledyard Family History

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Ledyard Name Meaning

English: variant of Liddiard.

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


Similar surnames: Leppard, Lepard, Heyward, Gerrard, Ledger, Medlar, Lumbard, Peard

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Ledyard Family Origin

Where is the Ledyard family from?

Ledyard Family Occupations

What did your Ledyard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ledyard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Ledyard's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ledyard. A less common occupation for the Ledyard family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

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

Ledyard Historical Records

What Ledyard family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ledyard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ledyard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ledyard

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ledyard. 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 Ledyard. For the veterans among your Ledyard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ledyard Life Expectancy

What is the average Ledyard lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ledyard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Ledyard in 1960 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ledyard

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ledyard 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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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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