Lyden Family History

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Lyden Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Lydon.

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


Similar surnames: Layden, Leyden, Haden, Linden, Ludden, Lydon, Lynde, Hyden, Lien

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Lyden Family Origin

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Lyden Family Occupations

What did your Lyden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lyden occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Lyden's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Lyden family was Farming. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyden.

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    2%

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

Lyden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lyden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lyden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lyden

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lyden. 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 Lyden. For the veterans among your Lyden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lyden Life Expectancy

What is the average Lyden lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lyden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lyden in 1944 was 41, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lyden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lyden 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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