Lyson Family History

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Lyson Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Lison. Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Leisen.

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

Similar surnames: Tyson, Dyson, Layson, Boyson, Lymon, Wysong, Hyson, Lison, Hymon

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Lyson Family Origin

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Lyson Family Occupations

What did your Lyson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lyson family was Coal Dealer. Coal Miner, Bricklayer and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lyson. The most common Lyson occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 15% of Lyson's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Bricklayer

  • Carter

  • Coal Dealer


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

Lyson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Lyson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lyson 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lyson. 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 424 military records available for the last name Lyson. For the veterans among your Lyson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lyson Life Expectancy

What is the average Lyson lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Lyson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Lyson in 1965 was 71, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lyson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lyson 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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