Leed Family History

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Leed Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a loud, rushing stream, Old English hl¯de, or a habitational name from Lead in West Yorkshire, which is named from Old English l?d ‘water course’ or Old English hleda ‘ledge’.

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

Similar surnames: Lee, Leeds, Lees, Leet, Loud, Leer, Fleet, Peed, Seed, Beed

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Leed Family Origin

Where is the Leed family from?

Leed Family Occupations

What did your Leed ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leed family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leed. The most common Leed occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Leed's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Leed Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Leed. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leed census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Leed. 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 Leed. For the veterans among your Leed ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leed Life Expectancy

What is the average Leed lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Leed life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Leed in 1962 was 74, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leed

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leed 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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