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

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Farms

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Coal Miner

    8%

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

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Leishman Historical Records

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Leishman Life Expectancy

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