Leen Name Meaning

probably a habitational name from ‘The Leen’ (earlier Leon, ‘at the streams’) in Hereford or the Leen river in Nottinghamshire. Both are derived from a Celtic root verb lei- ‘flow’ (for example as in Welsh lliant ‘stream’). variant spelling of Lean.

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


Similar surnames: Leven, Lees, Lee, Been, Leben, Lien, Leon, Leed, Leeb, Ree

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Leen Family Origin

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Leen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Apothecary

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leen family was Apothecary. The most common Leen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Leen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leen.

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Leen Historical Records

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Leen Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Leen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Leen in 1950 was 56, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leen

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