Lyday Family History

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Lyday Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Leidig.

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

Similar surnames: Lydy, Lydic, Hiday, Lyman, Niday, Allday, Alday, Friday, Ludy, Leday

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Lyday Family Origin

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Lyday Family Occupations

What did your Lyday ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyday. A less common occupation for the Lyday family was Lawyer. The most common Lyday occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Lyday's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Lawyer


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

Lyday Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lyday. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lyday 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 235 immigration records available for the last name Lyday. 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 839 military records available for the last name Lyday. For the veterans among your Lyday ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lyday Life Expectancy

What is the average Lyday lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Lyday life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Lyday in 1949 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lyday 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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