Liberty Family History

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Liberty Name Meaning

Translation of the French Canadian surname Laliberté (see Laliberte), found predominantly in New England.

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

Similar surnames: Laliberty, Libert, Gibert, Liber, Huberty, Lebert, Liberato, Vibert

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Liberty Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Liberty name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Liberty. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Liberty Family Origin

Where is the Liberty family from?

Liberty Family Occupations

What did your Liberty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Liberty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Liberty's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Liberty family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Liberty.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Liberty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Liberty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Liberty 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 Liberty. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Liberty. For the veterans among your Liberty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Liberty Life Expectancy

What is the average Liberty lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Liberty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Liberty in 1957 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Liberty 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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