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Re: Where does the name Lightsey originate?
Posted by: Tom Lightsey Date: June 27, 2000 at 12:40:55
In Reply to: Where does the name Lightsey originate? by Blake Lightsey of 293

I have heard 2 theroies:

One is that we did come from Germany, the area of Leipzeig and the name was Americanized.

The other is that we are from England (Kent, Lancashire) and Livesay was the original name.

The Lightsey name does seem to be more prevelant in the southern US


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