Leep Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; perhaps an English and Scottish metonymic occupational name for a basket maker, from Old English leap ‘basket’ (see Leeper).

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


Similar surnames: Leap, Reep, Lees, Keep, Leeper, Leet, Leed, Lee, Deep, Lemp

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Leep Family Origin

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Leep Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Drayman

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leep family was Drayman. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leep. The most common Leep occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Leep's were Farmers.

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Leep Historical Records

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Leep Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Leep life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Leep in 1964 was 73, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leep

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