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

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Iron Miner

    5%
  • Lead Miner

    4%

In 1881, the most common Leece occupation in the UK was Farmer. 13% of Leece's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leece family was Lead Miner. Farmer, Coal Miner and Iron Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leece.

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Leece Historical Records

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Leece Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leece

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