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Lighter Name Meaning

English: nickname for the smaller of two men with the same forename, from the comparative of Light. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Leiter.

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


Similar surnames: Lichter, Righter, Lightner, Laughter, Liter, Lightle, Lightell, Light

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Lighter Family Origin

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Lighter Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    17%
  • Charcoal Heaver

    17%
  • Coachman & Gardener

    17%
  • Coal Miners Deputy

    17%

In 1881, Bricklayer, Charcoal Heaver and Coachman & Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lighter. The most common Lighter occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 17% of Lighter's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Lighter family was Coal Miners Deputy.

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Lighter Historical Records

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Lighter Life Expectancy

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Famous Lighter Family

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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