Lessey Family History

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Lessey Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Vessey, Bessey, Hessey, Messer, Hussey, Massey, Kessel, Jesse, Bussey

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Lessey Family Origin

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Lessey Family Occupations

What did your Lessey ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Butcher

    11%
  • Doctor

    11%
  • Farm Hand

    11%
  • Farming

    11%

In 1880, the most common Lessey occupation in the USA was Butcher. 11% of Lessey's were Butchers. Butcher, Doctor and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lessey. A less common occupation for the Lessey family was Farming.

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Lessey Historical Records

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Lessey Life Expectancy

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