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Lythell Family History

Lythell Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Bothell, Rothell, Littell, Lyell, Bethell, Thell, Bithell, Cathell

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Where is the Lythell family from?

You can see how Lythell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lythell family name was found in the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1911. The most Lythell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 43 Lythell families living in Cambridgeshire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Lythell's in United Kingdom. Cambridgeshire had the highest population of Lythell families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lythell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lythell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Lythell. 34% of Lythell men worked as a Farm Worker and 50% of Lythell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lythell were General Labourer and Land Worker. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Farm Worker
    34%
  • Farm Labourer Heavy Worker
    34%
  • General Labourer
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Domestic Servant
    10%
  • Land Worker
    10%
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What Lythell family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 805 census records available for the last name Lythell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lythell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 21 immigration records available for the last name Lythell. 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 Cards

There are 50 military records available for the last name Lythell. For the veterans among your Lythell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lythell lifespan?

Between 1972 and 1996, in the United States, Lythell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lythell in 1972 was 75, and 81 in 1996.

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