Leas Family History

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Leas Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: possibly a reduced and altered form of McLeish. English: see Lees 2. Americanized form of German Lasch.

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


Similar surnames: Lease, Lees, Neas, Lean, Leys, Leis, Beas, Lear, Leaf, Near

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Leas Family Origin

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Leas Family Occupations

What did your Leas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Leas's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leas. A less common occupation for the Leas family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Leas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leas 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 Leas

Passenger List

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

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Leas Life Expectancy

What is the average Leas lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Leas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Leas in 1951 was 70, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leas 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.

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