Leh Name Meaning

Of German origin: perhaps an altered spelling of Löh, a habitational name from any of numerous places named Löh or Löhe. This name is found chiefly in PA.

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

Similar surnames: Lee, Ley, Lew, Lehr, Leo, Lech, Leu, Lea, Luh, Loh

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Leh Family Origin

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Leh Family Occupations

What did your Leh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leh. The most common Leh occupation in the USA was Laborer. 28% of Leh's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Leh family was Boiler Maker.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Boiler Maker


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Leh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leh 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 661 immigration records available for the last name Leh. 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 759 military records available for the last name Leh. For the veterans among your Leh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leh Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Leh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Leh in 1959 was 36, and 92 in 2004.

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