Leishman Family History

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Leishman Name Meaning

Scottish: occupational name meaning ‘servant of Leish’, a reduced form of the personal name Gillies.

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


Similar surnames: Leiman, Ashman, Leibman, Reisman, Leachman, Dishman, Lipman, Heishman

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Leishman Family Origin

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Leishman Family Occupations

What did your Leishman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leishman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Leishman's were Farmers. Farmer, Farms and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leishman. A less common occupation for the Leishman family was Coal Miner.

View Census data for Leishman | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    12%
  • Farms

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Coal Miner

    8%

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

Leishman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leishman Life Expectancy

What is the average Leishman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Leishman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Leishman in 1953 was 60, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leishman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leishman 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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