Leydon Family History

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Leydon Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Lydon.

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

Similar surnames: Leyden, Leyton, Lyden, Lenon, Lemon, Lyndon, Beldon, Lundon, Heydon

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Leydon Family Origin

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Leydon Family Occupations

What did your Leydon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Boot & Shoe Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leydon. The most common Leydon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Leydon's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Leydon family was Catholic Priest.

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  • Laborer

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Catholic Priest


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

Leydon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Leydon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leydon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Leydon. 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 475 military records available for the last name Leydon. For the veterans among your Leydon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leydon Life Expectancy

What is the average Leydon lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Leydon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Leydon in 1963 was 76, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leydon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leydon 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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