Leech Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Leach. Irish (Galway): English name adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Ó Maol Mhaodhóg (see Logue).

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


Similar surnames: Leetch, Beech, Leach, Lynch, Meech, Leece, Leeth, Keech, Reach

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Leech Family Origin

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Leech Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farmer'S Son

    10%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

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

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Leech Historical Records

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Leech Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Leech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Leech in 1950 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leech

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