Lehew Family History

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Lehew Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of French Lehu(e), Leheu, Leheut, or Leheux, a nickname or metonymic occupational name, from Old French hos, hues ‘boot’, with the suffix le.

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

Similar surnames: Lemer, Lever, Leger, Leben, Level, Leep, Lees, Leer, Lerew, Leffew

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Lehew Family Origin

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Lehew Family Occupations

What did your Lehew ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lehew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Lehew's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lehew. A less common occupation for the Lehew family was Clerk In Grocery.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Clerk In Grocery


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lehew ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lehew Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lehew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lehew 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 120 immigration records available for the last name Lehew. 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 754 military records available for the last name Lehew. For the veterans among your Lehew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lehew Life Expectancy

What is the average Lehew lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lehew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Lehew in 1957 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lehew

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lehew 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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