Leija Family History

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Leija Name Meaning

Hispanic (Mexico): unexplained; possibly a Castilianized spelling of the Catalan family name Leixà.

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


Similar surnames: Leva, Leik, Leib, Lea, Leiva, Leif, Lima, Leigh, Leick, Lema

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Leija Family Origin

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Leija Family Occupations

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Leija Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Leija Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Leija life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Leija in 1956 was 50, and 69 in 2004.

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