Leeming Family History

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Leeming Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in West Yorkshire near Keighley and in North Yorkshire near Northallerton. Both are named with a river name, derived from the Old English word leoma ‘gleam’, ‘sparkle’.

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


Similar surnames: Lemming, Hemming, Peeling, Leising, Fearing, Deming, Fleming, Keeling

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Leeming Family Origin

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Leeming Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Cotton Weaver

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Stone Mason

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Leeming family was Stone Mason. The most common Leeming occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Leeming's were Farmers. Farmer, Cotton Weaver and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leeming.

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Leeming Historical Records

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Leeming Life Expectancy

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