Lyda Family History

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Lyda Name Meaning

Polish (Lyda): descriptive nickname from an augmentative form of Polish lydka ‘calf’, ‘lower leg’, presumably applied to someone with long or otherwise noticeable calves.

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


Similar surnames: Lada, Seda, Cada, Lapa, Laba, Wydra, Leja, Lyga, Vida, Hyde

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Lyda Family Origin

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Lyda Family Occupations

What did your Lyda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lyda. 24% of Lyda men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Lyda women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lyda were Farm Laborer and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Farm Operator
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Saleslady
    11%

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

Lyda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lyda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lyda 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 359 immigration records available for the last name Lyda. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lyda. For the veterans among your Lyda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lyda Life Expectancy

What is the average Lyda lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lyda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lyda in 1954 was 32, and 67 in 2004.

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