Leef Family History

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Leef Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Leaf.

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


Similar surnames: Lief, Leif, Lees, Lee, Leek, Leaf, Leen, Teer, Liff, Ree

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Leef Family Origin

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Leef Family Occupations

What did your Leef ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leef occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Leef's were Farmers. Farmer, Druggist and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leef. A less common occupation for the Leef family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Druggist

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

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

Leef Historical Records

What Leef family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Leef Life Expectancy

What is the average Leef lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Leef life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Leef in 1963 was 82, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leef

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leef 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.

Famous Leef Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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