Leighty Family History

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Leighty Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of the English family name Laity.

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


Similar surnames: Leichty, Leisey, Keigley, Sleight, Lighter, Knight, Leight, Leigh

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Leighty Family Origin

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Leighty Family Occupations

What did your Leighty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leighty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Leighty's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leighty family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leighty.

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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Leighty Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Leighty ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Leighty Life Expectancy

What is the average Leighty lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Leighty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Leighty in 1943 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

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