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Ligons Family History

Ligons Surname Meaning

English: variant of Ligon with excrescent excrescent -s.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Ligon, Lemons, Lyons, Limon, Simons, Lamons, Lion, Lins, Tiggs, Long

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Where is the Ligons family from?

You can see how Ligons families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ligons family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Ligons families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Ligons families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Ligons's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Ligons families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ligons surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ligons ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ligons. 38% of Ligons men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Ligons women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ligons were Farm Laborer and Servant. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Farmer
    32%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laundress
    28%
  • Maid
    28%
  • Cook
    28%
  • Servant
    19%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ligons. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ligons census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 46 immigration records available for the last name Ligons. 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 Cards

There are 181 military records available for the last name Ligons. For the veterans among your Ligons ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ligons lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Ligons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ligons in 1961 was 43, and 63 in 2004.

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