Longacre Family History

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Longacre Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English lang, long ‘long’ + aker, acre ‘piece of tilled land’, or a habitational name from any of various minor places so named, such as Long Acre Farm, Tyne and Wear, or Long Acres Farm in North Yorkshire.

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

Similar surnames: Longmire, Longpre, Longmore, Longshore, Goodacre, Lingard, Holgate

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Longacre Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Longacre name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Longacre. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Longacre Family Origin

Where is the Longacre family from?

Longacre Family Occupations

What did your Longacre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Longacre. A less common occupation for the Longacre family was Laborer. The most common Longacre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Longacre's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Longacre Historical Records

What Longacre family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Longacre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Longacre 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 491 immigration records available for the last name Longacre. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Longacre. For the veterans among your Longacre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Longacre Life Expectancy

What is the average Longacre lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Longacre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Longacre in 1951 was 62, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Longacre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Longacre 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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