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Where is the Leyden family from?
You can see how Leyden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leyden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Leyden families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Leyden families living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Leyden's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Leyden families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leyden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Leyden. 19% of Leyden men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Leyden women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leyden were Machinist and Secretary. .