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Leija Family History

Leija Name Meaning
Hispanic (Mexico): unexplained; possibly a Castilianized spelling of the Catalan family name Leixà.

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

32,109 Historical Documents with Leija on Ancestry.com
27,282 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
289 Military Records
1,434 Immigration Records
1,798 Census and Voter Lists
1,306 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Leija Families

  • Number of Leija families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Leija families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Leija last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Leija census records

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Leija Family Origin

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Leija Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Leija

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Leija Family Occupations

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Military Service by Leija

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