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Letchworth Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Letchworth, Hertfordshire, probably so named from an Old English lycce ‘enclosure’ (related to Old English loc ‘enclosure’) + worþ ‘(enclosure round a) homestead’.

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


Similar surnames: Hackworth, Wentworth, Hepworth, Rushworth, Bedsworth, Longworth

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Letchworth Family Origin

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Letchworth Family Occupations

What did your Letchworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Letchworth family was Hardware Manuf.. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Letchworth. The most common Letchworth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Letchworth's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Hardware Manuf.

    7%

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

Letchworth Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Letchworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Letchworth lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Letchworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Letchworth in 1959 was 53, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Letchworth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Letchworth 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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