Lightcap Family History

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Lightcap Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Leitgeb ‘tavern owner’.

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


Similar surnames: Lightman, Lighty, Lightell, Sightler, Lightle, Lighter, Lightner

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Lightcap Family Origin

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Lightcap Family Occupations

What did your Lightcap ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lightcap occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Lightcap's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lightcap. A less common occupation for the Lightcap family was Carpenter.

View Census data for Lightcap | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Lightcap Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lightcap Life Expectancy

What is the average Lightcap lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lightcap life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lightcap in 1947 was 38, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lightcap

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lightcap 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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