Lonsdale Family History

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Lonsdale Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Lancashire and southern Cumbria, named in Old English as Lunesdæl, from the river name Lune + dæl ‘valley’. This ancient British river name is the same as in the first element in Lancaster, through which city the river runs.

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


Similar surnames: Dinsdale, Langdale, Teesdale, Drysdale, Ragsdale, Coverdale, Dugdale

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Lonsdale Family Origin

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Lonsdale Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeps House

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Actor

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeps House and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lonsdale. A less common occupation for the Lonsdale family was Actor. The most common Lonsdale occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Lonsdale's were Farmers.

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Lonsdale Historical Records

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Lonsdale Life Expectancy

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Famous Lonsdale Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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