Lyons Family History

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Lyons Name Meaning

English: variant of Lyon 3. Irish: variant of Lyon 4.

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


Similar surnames: Lyon, Lion, Leon, Long, Lyles, Ligons, Lones, Ryon, Lycans, Byrns

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Lyons Family Origin

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Lyons Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyons. The most common Lyons occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Lyons's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lyons family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Lyons | Data not to scale

Lyons Historical Records

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Lyons Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Lyons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lyons in 1940 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lyons

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