Leep Family History

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Leep Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; perhaps an English and Scottish metonymic occupational name for a basket maker, from Old English leap ‘basket’ (see Leeper).

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


Similar surnames: Leap, Reep, Lees, Keep, Leeper, Leet, Leed, Lee, Deep, Lemp

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Leep Family Origin

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Leep Family Occupations

What did your Leep ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leep. A less common occupation for the Leep family was Drayman. The most common Leep occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Leep's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Drayman

    6%

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

Leep Historical Records

What Leep family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Leep Life Expectancy

What is the average Leep lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Leep life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Leep in 1964 was 73, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leep

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leep 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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