Lean Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon): nickname for a thin or lean person, from Middle English lene ‘lean’ (Old English hl?ne). Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Liatháin (see Lehane). Reduced form of Scottish McLean.

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


Similar surnames: Bean, Dean, Lear, Leas, Leaf, Gean, Leal, Leon, Leap, Learn

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Lean Family Origin

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Lean Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Banker

    4%
  • Boat Builder

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1881, the most common Lean occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Lean's were Farmers. Farmer, Banker and Boat Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lean. A less common occupation for the Lean family was Butcher.

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Lean Historical Records

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Lean Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Lean life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Lean in 1956 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lean

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