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Lizard Family History

Lizard Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Izard, Linard, Lizardi, Lizardo, Vizard, Lazard, Blizard, Lazar

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Where is the Lizard family from?

You can see how Lizard families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lizard family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lizard families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1880 there were 3 Lizard families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Lizard's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Lizard families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lizard surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lizard ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Lizard. 84% of Lizard women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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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.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    84%
  • Bank Clerk
    17%
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What Lizard family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 853 census records available for the last name Lizard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lizard 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 163 immigration records available for the last name Lizard. 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 131 military records available for the last name Lizard. For the veterans among your Lizard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lizard lifespan?

Between 1991 and 2004, in the United States, Lizard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Lizard in 1991 was 69, and 58 in 2004.

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