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

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Leath Family Occupations

What did your Leath ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Leath. 29% of Leath men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Leath women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leath were Furgt Dock and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Builder
  • Engineer
  • Furgt Dock

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife

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

Leath Historical Records

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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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