Longway Family History

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Longway Name Meaning

English: possibly a topographic name from Middle English long ‘long’ + weye ‘way’, ‘road’, or a habitational name from some minor place so named; Longway Bank in Derbyshire, however, is named from Old English lang ‘long’ + hoh ‘hill spur’.

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


Similar surnames: Langley, Long, Longwell, Conway, Rodway, Longpre, Longwith, Langtry

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Longway Family Origin

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Longway Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Common Labor

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Common Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Longway. The most common Longway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Longway's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Longway family was Blacksmith.

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Longway Historical Records

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Longway Life Expectancy

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