Lessey Family History

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Lessey Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Vessey, Bessey, Hessey, Messer, Hussey, Massey, Kessel, Jesse, Bussey

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Lessey Family Origin

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Lessey Family Occupations

What did your Lessey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Doctor and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lessey. A less common occupation for the Lessey family was Farming. The most common Lessey occupation in the USA was Butcher. 11% of Lessey's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

    11%
  • Doctor

    11%
  • Farm Hand

    11%
  • Farming

    11%

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

Lessey Historical Records

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

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Lessey Life Expectancy

What is the average Lessey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, Lessey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Lessey in 1963 was 79, and 82 in 2003.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lessey 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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