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Where is the Lesley family from?
You can see how Lesley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lesley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lesley families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Lesley families living in Alabama. This was about 13% of all the recorded Lesley's in USA. Alabama and 1 other state had the highest population of Lesley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lesley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lesley. 29% of Lesley men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Lesley women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lesley were Truck Driver and Cook. .