Leidy Family History

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Leidy Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Leidig.

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


Similar surnames: Leedy, Leiby, Leisy, Lindy, Reidy, Feidt, Heiny, Leid, Leik, Ludy

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Leidy Family Origin

Where is the Leidy family from?

Leidy Family Occupations

What did your Leidy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leidy. A less common occupation for the Leidy family was Blacksmith. The most common Leidy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Leidy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

Leidy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leidy Life Expectancy

What is the average Leidy lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Leidy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Leidy in 1946 was 42, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leidy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leidy 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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