Lykens Family History

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Lykens Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dutch Likens. It occurs chiefly in PA.

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


Similar surnames: Lykins, Lukens, Likes, Likins, Lyness, Lyvers, Likens, Lyke, Lykes

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Lykens Family Origin

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Lykens Family Occupations

What did your Lykens ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Ore Miner

    10%

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

Lykens Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lykens Life Expectancy

What is the average Lykens lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lykens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Lykens in 1954 was 60, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lykens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lykens 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.

Famous Lykens Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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