Leedy Family History

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Leedy Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German (Alemannic) Lüthi, Lüdy, or Lüty, pet forms of the personal name Lüthold (see Luthi).

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


Similar surnames: Leidy, Reedy, Leddy, Ludy, Leese, Reidy, Lindy, Lied, Leen, Lemery

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Leedy Family Origin

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Leedy Family Occupations

What did your Leedy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Leedy. 27% of Leedy men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Leedy women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leedy were Clerk and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Seamstress
    8%

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

Leedy Historical Records

What Leedy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Leedy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leedy 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 643 immigration records available for the last name Leedy. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Leedy. For the veterans among your Leedy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leedy Life Expectancy

What is the average Leedy lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Leedy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Leedy in 1953 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leedy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leedy 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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