Leone Family History

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Leone Name Meaning

Italian (Leóne): from a personal name based on a nickname for a fierce or brave warrior, from leone ‘lion’ (Latin leo, genitive leonis).

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


Similar surnames: Leon, Leoni, Leite, Henne, Rene, Long, Looney, Len, Lenke, Penne

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Leone Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Leone name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Leone. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy

    37%

  • England & Wales

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • France

    5%

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Leone Family Origin

Where is the Leone family from?

Leone Family Occupations

What did your Leone ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leone. The most common Leone occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Leone's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leone family was Engineer.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Cigar Maker

    7%
  • Engineer

    7%

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

Leone Historical Records

What Leone family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Leone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leone 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 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Leone. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Leone. For the veterans among your Leone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leone Life Expectancy

What is the average Leone lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Leone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Leone in 1943 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leone

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leone 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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