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Liddle Surname Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant of Liddell .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Biddle, Siddle, Waddle, Diddle, Lindly, Lisle, Tindle, Liddell

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Where is the Liddle family from?

You can see how Liddle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Liddle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Liddle families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 1,317 Liddle families living in Durham. This was about 48% of all the recorded Liddle's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Liddle families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Liddle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Liddle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Liddle. 16% of Liddle men worked as a General Labourer and 75% of Liddle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Liddle were Incapacitated and Domestic Servant. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Colliery Hewer
  • Coal Hewer Heavy Worker
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Household Duties
  • Domestic Servant
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Census Records

There are 68,000 census records available for the last name Liddle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Liddle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Liddle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Liddle. For the veterans among your Liddle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Liddle lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Liddle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Liddle in 1944 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

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