Loyd Family History

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Loyd Name Meaning

Respelling of Welsh Lloyd.

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

Similar surnames: Floyd, Gloyd, Cloyd, Bloyd, Lloyd, Hord, Lori, Low, Loy, Lord

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Loyd Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Loyd name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Loyd. 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


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Loyd Family Origin

Where is the Loyd family from?

Loyd Family Occupations

What did your Loyd ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Loyd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Loyd's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Loyd. A less common occupation for the Loyd family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Loyd Historical Records

What Loyd family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 119,000 census records available for the last name Loyd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loyd 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Loyd. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Loyd. For the veterans among your Loyd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loyd Life Expectancy

What is the average Loyd lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Loyd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Loyd in 1943 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loyd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loyd 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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