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Like Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Dutch Luik, a habitational name from the city in Belgium; the sound uy in Dutch often becomes ai in American English pronunciation, as in Stuyvesant.

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

Similar surnames: Luke, Lile, Lie, Lake, Lyke, Line, Eike, Lipe, Lier, Pike

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Like Family Origin

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Like Family Occupations

What did your Like ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Like. 21% of Like men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Like women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Like were Manager and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Maid
  • Waitress

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

Like Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 350 immigration records available for the last name Like. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Like. For the veterans among your Like ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Like Life Expectancy

What is the average Like lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Like life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Like in 1955 was 61, and 73 in 2004.

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