Leath Family History

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Leath Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or worked at a barn, Middle English lathe, from Old Norse hlaða.

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

Similar surnames: Heath, Leach, Leaf, Beach, Dearth, Reach, Bath, Peach, Leite, Loach

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Leath Family Origin

Where is the Leath family from?

Leath Family Occupations

What did your Leath ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Leath family was Farmer Son. The most common Leath occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Leath's were Farmers. Farmer, Miller and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leath.

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  • Farmer

  • Miller

  • Farm Labourer

  • Farmer Son


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Leath ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Leath Historical Records

What Leath family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Leath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leath 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 818 immigration records available for the last name Leath. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Leath. For the veterans among your Leath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leath Life Expectancy

What is the average Leath lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Leath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Leath in 1948 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leath 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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