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Leckie Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in the parish of Gargunnock in Stirlingshire so called from Gaelic leac ‘flagstone’ + the locative suffix -ach (i.e. ‘place of flagstones’). Americanized form of Polish Łęcki.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lennie, Leck, Reekie, Lackie, Luckie, Leslie, Lecce, Locke, Lenski

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Where is the Leckie family from?

You can see how Leckie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leckie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Leckie families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1840 there were 4 Leckie families living in Louisiana. This was about 33% of all the recorded Leckie's in USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Leckie families in 1840.
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What did your Leckie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Leckie. 18% of Leckie men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Leckie women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leckie were Miner and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Leckie. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Leckie. For the veterans among your Leckie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leckie lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Leckie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Leckie in 1953 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

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