Leyh Name Meaning

German: variant of Ley 3 and 4.

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


Similar surnames: Ley, Fey, Lech, Lesh, Lesch, Beyl, Dey, Leh, Key, Beye

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Leyh Family Origin

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Leyh Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpet Weaver

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leyh family was Carpet Weaver. The most common Leyh occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Leyh's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leyh.

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Leyh Historical Records

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Leyh Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Leyh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Leyh in 1942 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leyh

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