Livesay Family History

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Livesay Name Meaning

habitational name from a place in Lancashire, named from Old Norse hlíf ‘protection’, ‘shelter’ (or an unrecorded Old English cognate) + Old English eg ‘island’. possibly in a few cases from an Old English personal name composed of the leof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + sige ‘victory’.

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

Similar surnames: Loveday, Lindsay, Lisby, Rivera, Lovely, Ives, Lieske, Kivela, Lesky

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Livesay Family Origin

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Livesay Family Occupations

What did your Livesay ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Authro were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Livesay. 40% of Livesay men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Livesay women worked as an Authro. Some less common occupations for Americans named Livesay were Manager and Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Labourer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Authro
  • Weaver

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

Livesay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Livesay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Livesay 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Livesay. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Livesay. For the veterans among your Livesay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Livesay Life Expectancy

What is the average Livesay lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Livesay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Livesay in 1950 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Livesay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Livesay 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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