Ledsome Family History

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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

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Ledsome Family Origin

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Ledsome Family Occupations

What did your Ledsome ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ledsome family was Huxter. Farmer, Gardener and Gen Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ledsome. The most common Ledsome occupation in the UK was Farmer. 29% of Ledsome's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Gardener

  • Gen Lab

  • Huxter


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

Ledsome Historical Records

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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