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De Leon Name Meaning

Spanish (De León): habitational name, variant of León, with the preposition de (see Leon). French (Deléon): patronymic from Léon (see Lyon 2).

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


Similar surnames: De Leo, Delon, Belton, De Lima, De Rego, De Lemos, De Feo, Di Leo

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De Leon Family Origin

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De Leon Family Occupations

What did your De Leon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named De Leon. 26% of De Leon men worked as a Laborer and 11% of De Leon women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named De Leon were Salesman and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    11%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Servant
    5%
  • Laundress
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

De Leon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Leon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Leon 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 Leon. 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 Leon. For the veterans among your De Leon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Leon Life Expectancy

What is the average De Leon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, De Leon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for De Leon in 1944 was 28, and 63 in 2004.

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