Ledsome Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Ledsome Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Cheshire and West Yorkshire, called Ledsham. The first is named with the Old English personal name Leofede + Old English ham ‘homestead’ and the second is recorded in Domesday Book as Ledesham ‘homestead within the district of Leeds’.

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


Similar surnames: Bledsoe, Ledford, Newsome, Leslie, Dome, Wedmore, Jerome, Leddon

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Ledsome Family Origin

Where is the Ledsome family from?

Ledsome Family Occupations

What did your Ledsome ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Apprentice Joiner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ledsome. 5% of Ledsome men worked as an Apprentice Joiner and 62% of Ledsome women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ledsome were Boot Repair (own Account) and Lady Worker For Deaf

View Census data for Ledsome | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Apprentice Joiner
    5%
  • Ass Farm Bailiff
    5%
  • Assistant Cook Merchant
    5%
  • Boot Repair (own Account)
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    62%
  • Clerk To Shop Manager Chemist
    4%
  • House Duties
    4%
  • Lady Worker For Deaf
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ledsome Historical Records

What Ledsome family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 912 census records available for the last name Ledsome. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ledsome census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Ledsome

Passenger List

There are 256 immigration records available for the last name Ledsome. 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.

View all Ledsome immigration records

Draft Card

There are 119 military records available for the last name Ledsome. For the veterans among your Ledsome ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Ledsome military records

You've only scratched the surface of Ledsome family history.

Ledsome Life Expectancy

What is the average Ledsome lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Ledsome life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Ledsome in 1960 was 64, and 61 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ledsome

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ledsome 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 Ledsome Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name