Lydy Family History

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Lydy Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Leidig. Compare Lyday.

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

Similar surnames: Lyday, Ludy, Cady, Leidy, Lory, Hyde, Eudy, Lecy, Lada, Lyn

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Lydy Family Origin

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Lydy Family Occupations

What did your Lydy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lydy family was Jailor. The most common Lydy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Lydy's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lydy.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farming

  • Jailor


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

Lydy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 993 census records available for the last name Lydy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lydy 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 123 immigration records available for the last name Lydy. 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 294 military records available for the last name Lydy. For the veterans among your Lydy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lydy Life Expectancy

What is the average Lydy lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lydy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Lydy in 1962 was 80, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lydy 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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