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Leming Family History

Leming Name Meaning

English: variant of Leeming .

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


Similar surnames: Leaming, Liming, Lewing, Heming, Fleming, Demming, Leng, Deming

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Where is the Leming family from?

You can see how Leming families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leming family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Leming families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Leming families living in New Jersey. This was about 37% of all the recorded Leming's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Leming families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leming surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leming ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Leming. 17% of Leming men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Leming women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leming were Clerk and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    17%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Seamstress
    7%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Leming. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leming census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 659 immigration records available for the last name Leming. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Leming. For the veterans among your Leming ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leming lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Leming life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Leming in 1959 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

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