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

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  • Barber

    14%
  • Cabinet-Maker

    14%
  • Day Laborer

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

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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Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leyes

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