Lightle Family History

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Lightle Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Lichtel (see Lightell). Perhaps a variant of English Lighthall.

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

Similar surnames: Lightell, Lighter, Kittle, Sightler, Lightner, Lichter, Lite, Riggle

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Lightle Family Origin

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Lightle Family Occupations

What did your Lightle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lightle occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 100% of Lightle's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner


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Lightle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lightle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lightle 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 251 immigration records available for the last name Lightle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lightle. For the veterans among your Lightle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lightle Life Expectancy

What is the average Lightle lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lightle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lightle in 1957 was 34, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lightle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lightle 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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