Leakey Family History

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Leakey Name Meaning

English (Somerset): unexplained. Compare Lukey.

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


Similar surnames: Lakey, Leake, Peavey, Beckey, Akey, Berkey, Hakey, Lavey, Larkey

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Leakey Family Origin

Where is the Leakey family from?

Leakey Family Occupations

What did your Leakey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leakey. A less common occupation for the Leakey family was Blacksmith. The most common Leakey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Leakey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Leakey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Leakey Historical Records

What Leakey family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Leakey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Leakey. 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 Leakey. For the veterans among your Leakey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leakey Life Expectancy

What is the average Leakey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Leakey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Leakey in 1962 was 67, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leakey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leakey 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.

Famous Leakey Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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