Leja Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for a blabbermouth or chatterbox, someone unable to hold his tongue, from lac ‘to pour’.

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


Similar surnames: Lapa, Lyda, Les, Seda, Leva, Len, Deja, Lehr, Zera, Hejna

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Leja Family Origin

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Leja Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Machinist

    50%

In 1880, the most common Leja occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Leja's were Laborers. Laborer and Machinist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Leja.

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Leja Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Leja life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Leja in 1954 was 34, and 62 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leja

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