Lidster Family History

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Lidster Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a dyer, Middle English litster (see Lister).

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

Similar surnames: Litster, Lister, Laster, Lester, Leister, Laidler, Luter, Hoster

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Lidster Family Origin

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Lidster Family Occupations

What did your Lidster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lidster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Lidster's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lidster family was Plumber. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lidster.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Plumber


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

Lidster Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lidster Life Expectancy

What is the average Lidster lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lidster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Lidster in 1948 was 50, and 43 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lidster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lidster 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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