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Leach Family History

Leach Name Meaning
occupational name for a physician, Old English l?ce, from the medieval medical practice of ‘bleeding’, often by applying leeches to the sick person.topographic name for someone who lived by a boggy stream, from an Old English læcc, or a habitational name from Eastleach or Northleach in Gloucestershire, named with the same Old English element.

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

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585,685 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
53,411 Military Records
29,776 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Leach Families

  • Number of Leach families
     242 - 482
     81 - 241
     1 - 80
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Leach families
     1,843 - 3,683
     615 - 1,842
     1 - 614
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Leach families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Leach Family Origin

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Leach Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Leach

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Leach Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Leach census records

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Leach Civil War Service Records

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