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Liggett Name Meaning

English (now found mainly in northern Ireland): topographic name from Middle English lidyate ‘gate in a fence between plowed land and meadow’ (Old English hlid-geat ‘swing-gate’), or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, as for example Lidgate in Suffolk or Lydiate in Lancashire.

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


Similar surnames: Leggett, Claggett, Doggett, Pickett, Huggett, Eggett, Meggett, Rivett

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Liggett Family Origin

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Liggett Family Occupations

What did your Liggett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Liggett family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Liggett. The most common Liggett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Liggett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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Liggett Historical Records

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Liggett Life Expectancy

What is the average Liggett lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Liggett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Liggett in 1944 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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