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Lehew Family History

Lehew Name Meaning

American French: variant of Lahue

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lemer, Lever, Leger, Leben, Level, Leep, Lees, Leer, Lerew, Leffew

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Where is the Lehew family from?

You can see how Lehew families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lehew family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lehew families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Lehew family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Lehew's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lehew families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lehew surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lehew ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lehew. 25% of Lehew men worked as a Laborer and 56% of Lehew women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lehew were Truck Driver and Telephone Operator. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housework
  • Telephone Operator
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lehew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lehew census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 120 immigration records available for the last name Lehew. 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 Cards

There are 754 military records available for the last name Lehew. For the veterans among your Lehew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lehew lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lehew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Lehew in 1957 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

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