Lyman Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land (see Layman). Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements liut ‘people’, or possibly liub ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + man ‘man’. Americanized form of German Leimann, Americanized form of Leinemann, habitational name for someone from Leine in Pomerania, or for someone who lived by either of two rivers called Leine, near Hannover and in Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Layman, Eyman, Ryman, Elfman, Osman, Wyman, Lipman, Boman, Allman

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Lyman Family Origin

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Lyman Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Farm Labourer

    6%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Wheelwright

    6%

In 1881, the most common Lyman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Lyman's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Lyman family was Wheelwright. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyman.

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Lyman Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Lyman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Lyman in 1940 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lyman

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