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Lighter Name Meaning

English: nickname for the smaller of two men with the same forename, from the comparative of Light. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Leiter.

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


Similar surnames: Lichter, Righter, Lightner, Laughter, Liter, Lightle, Lightell, Light

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Lighter Family Origin

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Lighter Family Occupations

What did your Lighter ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Day Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Lighter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Lighter's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lighter. A less common occupation for the Lighter family was Day Laborer.

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Lighter Historical Records

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Lighter Life Expectancy

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