Leftwich Family History

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Leftwich Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Leftwich in Cheshire, so named from the Old English female personal name Leoft?t + wic ‘dairy farm’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Fenwick, Prestwich, Leach, Ledwith, Leverich, Lefton, Beckwith

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Leftwich Family Origin

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Leftwich Family Occupations

What did your Leftwich ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leftwich occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Leftwich's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leftwich family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leftwich.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Hand

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Leftwich Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leftwich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leftwich 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 Leftwich

Passenger List

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

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Leftwich Life Expectancy

What is the average Leftwich lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Leftwich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Leftwich in 1945 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leftwich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leftwich 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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