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Leyes Name Meaning

German: perhaps a variant of Leies, a variant of Elias. German (Rhenish): patronymic from Ley. Scottish and English: unexplained. Possibly a variant of Lee.

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


Similar surnames: Lees, Leys, Keyes, Heye, Heyes, Lebens, Leyh, Rees, Dyes, Levens

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Leyes Family Origin

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Leyes Family Occupations

What did your Leyes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leyes family was Farmer. Barber, Cabinet-Maker and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leyes. The most common Leyes occupation in the USA was Barber. 14% of Leyes's were Barbers.

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  • Barber

    14%
  • Cabinet-Maker

    14%
  • Day Laborer

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

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

Leyes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leyes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leyes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Leyes. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Leyes. For the veterans among your Leyes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leyes Life Expectancy

What is the average Leyes lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Leyes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Leyes in 1963 was 78, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leyes 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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