Leece Family History

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Leece Name Meaning

from a medieval female personal name, Lece, a short form of Lettice (Latin Laetitia, meaning ‘happiness’, ‘gaiety’). variant of Lees.

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


Similar surnames: Lence, Luce, Leese, Bence, Lenci, Lemme, Fleece, Meece, Leech, Lees

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Leece Family Origin

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Leece Family Occupations

What did your Leece ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Leece. 4% of Leece men worked as a General Labourer and 55% of Leece women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leece were Builders Labourer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    4%
  • Farm Labourer
    2%
  • Farmer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    55%
  • Home Duties
    2%
  • Housekeeper
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Leece Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Leece. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leece 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Leece. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 905 military records available for the last name Leece. For the veterans among your Leece ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leece Life Expectancy

What is the average Leece lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Leece life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Leece in 1963 was 73, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leece

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leece 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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