Leddon Family History

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Leddon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Leadon or Upleadon in Herefordshire, or Highleadon or Upleadon in Gloucestershire, all named from the Leadon river, which derives its name from British litano- ‘broad’.

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

Similar surnames: Lyddon, Seddon, Lenton, London, Eldon, Leon, Haddon, Weedon, Hendon

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Leddon Family Origin

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Leddon Family Occupations

What did your Leddon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Leddon family was Coal Miner. Boiler Smith, Charwoman and Chimney Sweep were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leddon. The most common Leddon occupation in the UK was Boiler Smith. 9% of Leddon's were Boiler Smiths.

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  • Boiler Smith

  • Charwoman

  • Chimney Sweep

  • Coal Miner


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

Leddon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Leddon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leddon 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 434 immigration records available for the last name Leddon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 473 military records available for the last name Leddon. For the veterans among your Leddon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leddon Life Expectancy

What is the average Leddon lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Leddon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Leddon in 1961 was 34, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leddon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leddon 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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