Leese Family History

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Leese Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English and Scottish Lees. German: habitational name from a place so named near Hannover.

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

Similar surnames: Lees, Heese, Beese, Meese, Hees, Leys, Leisen, Loose, Leeser, Reese

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Leese Family Origin

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Leese Family Occupations

What did your Leese ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Leese. 60% of Leese men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Bookkeeper

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

Leese Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Leese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leese 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Leese. 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 Leese. For the veterans among your Leese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leese Life Expectancy

What is the average Leese lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Leese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Leese in 1947 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

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