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Lidstrom Surname Meaning

Swedish (Lidström): ornamental name from the placename element lid ‘hill’ + ström ‘river’.

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

Similar surnames: Lindstrom, Renstrom, Wikstrom, Lofstrom, Hedstrom, Landstrom, Wistrom

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Where is the Lidstrom family from?

You can see how Lidstrom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lidstrom family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lidstrom families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 12 Lidstrom families living in Cheshire. This was about 71% of all the recorded Lidstrom's in United Kingdom. Cheshire had the highest population of Lidstrom families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lidstrom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lidstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lidstrom. 41% of Lidstrom men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Lidstrom women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lidstrom were Miner and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lidstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lidstrom 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 971 immigration records available for the last name Lidstrom. 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 315 military records available for the last name Lidstrom. For the veterans among your Lidstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lidstrom lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lidstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Lidstrom in 1963 was 74, and 74 in 2004.

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