Leach Name Meaning

occupational name for a physician, Old English l?ce, from the medieval medical practice of ‘bleeding’, often by applying leeches to the sick person. topographic name for someone who lived by a boggy stream, from an Old English læcc, or a habitational name from Eastleach or Northleach in Gloucestershire, named with the same Old English element.

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

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Leach Family Origin

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Leach Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common Leach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Leach's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leach. A less common occupation for the Leach family was Farming.

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Leach Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Leach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Leach in 1940 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leach

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