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Lightell Name Meaning

English (Durham): unexplained. Perhaps an Americanized form of German Lichtel, a habitational name from a place named Lichtel, recorded in 1224 as Lihental. This name occurs chiefly in LA.

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


Similar surnames: Rishell, Lighthall, Lightle, Lighter, Lindell, Bignell, Kidwell

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Lightell Family Origin

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Lightell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Keeps House

    14%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lightell. A less common occupation for the Lightell family was Keeps House. The most common Lightell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Lightell's were Farmers.

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Lightell Historical Records

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Lightell Life Expectancy

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