Leas Family History

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Leas Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: possibly a reduced and altered form of McLeish. English: see Lees 2. Americanized form of German Lasch.

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


Similar surnames: Lease, Lees, Neas, Lean, Leys, Leis, Beas, Lear, Leaf, Near

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Leas Family Origin

Where is the Leas family from?

Leas Family Occupations

What did your Leas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Leas. 20% of Leas men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Leas women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leas were Truck Driver and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Waitress
    10%

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

Leas Historical Records

What Leas family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Leas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leas 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Leas. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Leas. For the veterans among your Leas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leas Life Expectancy

What is the average Leas lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Leas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Leas in 1951 was 70, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leas 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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