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Where is the Leakey family from?
You can see how Leakey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leakey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Leakey families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Leakey families living in Missouri. This was about 40% of all the recorded Leakey's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Leakey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leakey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and House Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Leakey. 35% of Leakey men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Leakey women worked as a House Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leakey were Malder and Clerk.