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Lyde Name Meaning

topographic name from Old English hlið, hlid, Old Norse hlíð ‘slope’. habitational name from places so named in Shropshire, Herefordshire, or Somerset, or on the island of Orkney. The Herefordshire and Somerset places are named with the Old English river name Hl¯de (see Loud). from a medieval byname derived from Old English liðe ‘mild’, ‘gentle’.

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


Similar surnames: Lye, Lade, Lyle, Hyde, Lake, Lyne, Nye, Linde, Lande, Lile

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Lyde Family Origin

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Lyde Family Occupations

What did your Lyde ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lyde occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Lyde's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lyde family was Bartender. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyde.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Bartender

    5%

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

Lyde Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lyde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lyde 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lyde. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lyde. For the veterans among your Lyde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lyde Life Expectancy

What is the average Lyde lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lyde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lyde in 1954 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lyde

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lyde 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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