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Lehew Family History

Lehew Name Meaning
Possibly an altered form of French Lehu(e), Leheu, Leheut, or Leheux, a nickname or metonymic occupational name, from Old French hos, hues ‘boot’, with the suffix le.

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

41,673 Historical Documents with Lehew on Ancestry.com
5,241 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
704 Military Records
95 Immigration Records
3,575 Census and Voter Lists
32,058 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lehew Families

  • Number of Lehew families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lehew families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lehew last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lehew census records

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Lehew Family Origin

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Lehew Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lehew

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Lehew Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lehew census records

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Lehew Civil War Service Records

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