Leen Family History

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Leen Name Meaning

probably a habitational name from ‘The Leen’ (earlier Leon, ‘at the streams’) in Hereford or the Leen river in Nottinghamshire. Both are derived from a Celtic root verb lei- ‘flow’ (for example as in Welsh lliant ‘stream’). variant spelling of Lean.

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


Similar surnames: Leven, Lees, Lee, Been, Leben, Lien, Leon, Leed, Leeb, Ree

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Leen Family Origin

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Leen Family Occupations

What did your Leen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Leen. 9% of Leen men worked as a Builders Labourer and 28% of Leen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leen were Cotton Tape Sizer Heavy Worker and Clerk F Stock Recard For Leather Tanner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    9%
  • Boiler Shop Plates(shipy)
    5%
  • Clerk (storekeeper)
    5%
  • Cotton Tape Sizer Heavy Worker
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    28%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Chartered M Masseuse
    4%
  • Clerk F Stock Recard For Leather Tanner
    4%

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

Leen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Leen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leen 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Leen. 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 Leen. For the veterans among your Leen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leen Life Expectancy

What is the average Leen lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Leen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Leen in 1950 was 56, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leen

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