14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Leaf Family History

Leaf Name Meaning
English: from the Old English personal names Leofa (masculine) and Leofe (feminine) ‘dear’, ‘beloved’. These names were in part short forms of various compound names with this first element, in part independent affectionate bynames.English: apparently a topographic name for someone who lived in a densely foliated area, from Middle English leaf ‘leaf’; a certain Robert Intheleaves is recorded in London in the 14th century.Americanized form of Swedish Lö(ö)f, Löv, an ornamental name from löv ‘leaf’.English translation of the Ashkenazic Jewish ornamental surname Blatt.

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

90,605 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Leaf on Ancestry.com
25,588 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,280 Military Records
2,344 Immigration Records
23,774 Census and Voter Lists
34,619 Member Family Trees

Discover more about your family

Start a free family tree and we'll help you find more family members.

Your name*Why?
Start with yourself. We will help you discover your family history in a few short steps.
Required

Maiden name if applicable

Age*
Invalid #
Gender

Name Distribution of Leaf Families

  • Number of Leaf families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Leaf families
     141 - 280
     48 - 140
     1 - 47
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Leaf families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Leaf census records

You can see how Leaf families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Leaf census records >

Leaf Family Origin

Click on a place to view Leaf immigration records

The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Leaf families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

View all Leaf immigration records >

Leaf Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

Click on a circle in the chart to view Leaf immigration records

You can find out when most of the Leaf families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

View all Leaf immigration records >

Average Life Expectancy for Leaf

Click on a circle in the chart to view Leaf birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View all Leaf ancestors in the SSDI

Leaf Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Leaf census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Leaf ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Leaf census records >

Leaf Civil War Service Records

Click to view veteran service records

You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

View all Leaf millitary records >

Message Board about Leaf 64 Threads, 67 Messages

Look up another family name
×
  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | New Privacy | Terms and Conditions