De Leeuw Family History

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De Leeuw Name Meaning

Dutch: nickname for a courageous or regal person, from leeuw ‘lion’ + the definite article de. In some cases the surname may have originated from a habitational name, from a house distinguished by the sign of a lion.

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


Similar surnames: De Pauw, De Zeeuw, De Heer, De Beer, De Geest, De Laet, De Geus

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De Leeuw Family Origin

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De Leeuw Family Occupations

What did your De Leeuw ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common De Leeuw occupation in the UK was Butcher. 50% of De Leeuw's were Butchers. Butcher and Diamond Broker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by De Leeuw.

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  • Butcher

    50%
  • Diamond Broker

    50%

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De Leeuw Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Leeuw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Leeuw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Leeuw. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Leeuw. For the veterans among your De Leeuw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Leeuw Life Expectancy

What is the average De Leeuw lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2002, in the United States, De Leeuw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for De Leeuw in 1968 was 85, and 46 in 2002.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your De Leeuw 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.

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