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Livesay Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in Lancashire, named from Old Norse hlíf ‘protection’, ‘shelter’ (or an unrecorded Old English cognate) + Old English eg ‘island’. possibly in a few cases from an Old English personal name composed of the leof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + sige ‘victory’.

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


Similar surnames: Loveday, Lindsay, Lisby, Rivera, Lovely, Ives, Lieske, Kivela, Lesky

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Livesay Family Origin

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Livesay Family Occupations

What did your Livesay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Livesay. The most common Livesay occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Livesay's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Livesay family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Livesay Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Livesay Life Expectancy

What is the average Livesay lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Livesay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Livesay in 1950 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Livesay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Livesay 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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