Leal Name Meaning

English, Spanish, and Portuguese: nickname for a loyal or trustworthy person, from Old French leial, Spanish and Portuguese leal ‘loyal’, ‘faithful (to obligations)’, Latin legalis, from lex, ‘law’, ‘obligation’ (genitive legis).

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


Similar surnames: Seal, Real, Veal, Lear, Beal, Lean, Teal, Bean, Leap, Neal

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Leal Family Origin

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Leal Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Keeps House

    3%

In 1880, the most common Leal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Leal's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leal. A less common occupation for the Leal family was Keeps House.

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Leal Historical Records

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Leal Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Leal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Leal in 1942 was 61, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leal

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