Lyga Family History

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Lyga Name Meaning

Polish: probably from from a derivative of the dialect verb ligac ‘to buck’, ‘to kick’.

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


Similar surnames: Maga, Lana, Tyma, Lyda, Laba, Lugg, Vega, Mega, Lapa, Noga

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Lyga Family Origin

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Lyga Family Occupations

What did your Lyga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Inspector were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lyga. 11% of Lyga men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Lyga women worked as an Inspector. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lyga were Labor and Grading

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Labor
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Inspector
    34%
  • Bookkeeper
    17%
  • Cook
    17%
  • Grading
    17%

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

Lyga Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 668 census records available for the last name Lyga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lyga 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 74 immigration records available for the last name Lyga. 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 146 military records available for the last name Lyga. For the veterans among your Lyga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lyga Life Expectancy

What is the average Lyga lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lyga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lyga in 1960 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lyga 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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