Leyden Family History

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Leyden Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Lydon. Dutch (van Leyden): habitational name for someone from the city of Leiden.

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


Similar surnames: Layden, Leydon, Lyden, Linden, Heyden, Heiden, Ledden, Leen, Heyde

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Leyden Family Origin

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Leyden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Clerk In Store

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leyden family was Clerk In Store. The most common Leyden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Leyden's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leyden.

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Leyden Historical Records

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Leyden Life Expectancy

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