Leesman Family History

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Leesman Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Leesemann, a variant of Leeser.

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


Similar surnames: Reesman, Deerman, Lessman, Lechman, Mesman, Weeman, Beeman, Lewman

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Leesman Family Origin

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Leesman Family Occupations

What did your Leesman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leesman occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Leesman's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Boote Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leesman. A less common occupation for the Leesman family was Farmhand.

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Boote Maker

    13%
  • Farmhand

    13%

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

Leesman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Leesman Life Expectancy

What is the average Leesman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Leesman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Leesman in 1956 was 51, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leesman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leesman 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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