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Lively Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English lifly ‘lively’, ‘nimble’.

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


Similar surnames: Lovely, Lilly, Levell, Likely, Lovell, Livesay, Wivell, Snively, Lier

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Lively Family Origin

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Lively Family Occupations

What did your Lively ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lively family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lively. The most common Lively occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Lively's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Lively Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lively Life Expectancy

What is the average Lively lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lively life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lively in 1942 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lively

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lively 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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