Lydon Family History

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Lydon Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Loideáin ‘descendant of Loideán’, a personal name of uncertain origin. This surname is found chiefly in western Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Lyon, Leon, Landon, Lyman, Loden, Myron, Laudon, Eldon, Lyddon, Lyden

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Lydon Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lydon name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lydon. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland

    51%

  • England & Wales

    25%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • Sweden

    2%

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Lydon Family Origin

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Lydon Family Occupations

What did your Lydon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Gen Lab and Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lydon. The most common Lydon occupation in the UK was Labourer. 13% of Lydon's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Lydon family was Ship Yard Lab.

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  • Labourer

    13%
  • Gen Lab

    4%
  • Lab

    4%
  • Ship Yard Lab

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lydon ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lydon Historical Records

What Lydon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Lydon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lydon 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Lydon. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Lydon. For the veterans among your Lydon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lydon Life Expectancy

What is the average Lydon lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lydon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lydon in 1958 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lydon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lydon 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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