Leu Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from Middle Low German lewe ‘lion’, a nickname for a brave or regal person, or a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a lion.

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


Similar surnames: Lau, Leo, Lei, Ley, Beu, Neu, Leh, Lee, Lex, Lew

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Leu Family Origin

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Leu Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Farming

    16%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Leu occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Leu's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leu. A less common occupation for the Leu family was Blacksmith.

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Leu Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Leu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Leu in 1943 was 36, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leu

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