Leeson Family History

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Leeson Name Meaning

English (chiefly Northamptonshire): metronymic from Leece 1.

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


Similar surnames: Letson, Leason, Beeson, Leemon, Edson, Betson, Weedon, Lees, Lawson

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Leeson Family Origin

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Leeson Family Occupations

What did your Leeson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leeson family was Machinist. The most common Leeson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Leeson's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leeson.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Machinist

    3%

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

Leeson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leeson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leeson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Leeson. 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 Leeson. For the veterans among your Leeson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leeson Life Expectancy

What is the average Leeson lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Leeson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Leeson in 1947 was 64, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leeson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leeson 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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