Likness Family History

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Likness Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in southwestern Norway, named from lik, from Old Norse leikr ‘a place for games and dancing’ + nes ‘headland’, ‘promontory’.

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


Similar surnames: Eidsness, Rogness, Vignes, Garness, Fodness, Fadness, Clines, Holness

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Likness Family Origin

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Likness Family Occupations

What did your Likness ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and File Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Likness. 46% of Likness men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Likness women worked as a File Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Likness were Barber Shop and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    46%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farm
    7%
  • Barber Shop
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • File Clerk
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%

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

Likness Historical Records

What Likness family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 919 census records available for the last name Likness. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Likness 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 117 immigration records available for the last name Likness. 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 40 military records available for the last name Likness. For the veterans among your Likness ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Likness Life Expectancy

What is the average Likness lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Likness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Likness in 1953 was 56, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Likness

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Likness 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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