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Livingstone Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Livingston .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Livingston, Levingston, Simington, Arington, Wigington, Livings

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Where is the Livingstone family from?

You can see how Livingstone families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Livingstone family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Livingstone families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Livingstone families living in New York. This was about 45% of all the recorded Livingstone's in USA. New York had the highest population of Livingstone families in 1840.
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What did your Livingstone ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Livingstone. 15% of Livingstone men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Livingstone women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Livingstone were Carpenter and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 78,000 census records available for the last name Livingstone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Livingstone census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Livingstone. 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 Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Livingstone. For the veterans among your Livingstone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Livingstone lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Livingstone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Livingstone in 1943 was 30, and 64 in 2004.

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