Like Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Dutch Luik, a habitational name from the city in Belgium; the sound uy in Dutch often becomes ai in American English pronunciation, as in Stuyvesant.

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


Similar surnames: Luke, Lile, Lie, Lake, Lyke, Line, Eike, Lipe, Lier, Pike

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Like Family Origin

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Like Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Works On Farm

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Like family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Like. The most common Like occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Like's were Farmers.

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Like Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Like life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Like in 1955 was 61, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Like

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