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Leed Family History

Leed Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a loud rushing stream Old English hl̄de or a habitational name from Lead in Yorkshire which is named from Old English lǣd ‘water course’ or Old English hlēda ‘ledge’.

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

Similar surnames: Lee, Leeds, Lees, Leet, Loud, Leer, Fleet, Peed, Seed, Beed

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Where is the Leed family from?

You can see how Leed families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leed family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Leed families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 258 Leed families living in Lancashire. This was about 44% of all the recorded Leed's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Leed families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leed surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leed ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Architect and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Leed. 100% of Leed men worked as an Architect and 73% of Leed women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Architect

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Household Duties
  • Hotel Chambermaid
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Leed. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leed 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Leed. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Leed. For the veterans among your Leed ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leed lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Leed life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Leed in 1962 was 74, and 80 in 2004.

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