Lighty Family History

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Lighty Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Liechti.

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


Similar surnames: Lichty, Liechty, Leichty, Lichti, Litty, Lightle, Linsey, Lighter

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Lighty Family Origin

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Lighty Family Occupations

What did your Lighty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lighty. A less common occupation for the Lighty family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Lighty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Lighty's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Stone Mason

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%

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

Lighty Historical Records

What Lighty family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Lighty Life Expectancy

What is the average Lighty lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lighty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Lighty in 1963 was 69, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lighty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lighty 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.

Famous Lighty Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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