Lykes Family History

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Lykes Name Meaning

English: unexplained. This is a southern name, found chiefly in AL, SC, and FL.

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


Similar surnames: Lake, Sykes, Likes, Dykes, Lawes, Lyles, Hykes, Lukes, Lakes, Wykes

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Lykes Family Origin

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Lykes Family Occupations

What did your Lykes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lykes family was Blacksmith. The most common Lykes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Lykes's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lykes.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Lykes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lykes Life Expectancy

What is the average Lykes lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lykes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Lykes in 1958 was 48, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lykes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lykes 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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