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Lightsey Name Meaning

Probably an Americanization of German Leutze or Leitze, short forms of a Germanic personal name formed with liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’.

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


Similar surnames: Litsey, Lightner, Lightle, Lichter, Bichsel, Highley, Lightell

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Lightsey Family Origin

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Lightsey Family Occupations

What did your Lightsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lightsey family was Field Hand. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lightsey. The most common Lightsey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Lightsey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%
  • Field Hand

    3%

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Lightsey Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Lightsey ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Lightsey Life Expectancy

What is the average Lightsey lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, Lightsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lightsey in 1950 was 33, and 65 in 2004.

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