Lehigh Family History

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Lehigh Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Leahy.

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

Similar surnames: Bleigh, Bligh, Reigh, Leight, Sleigh, Emigh, Lesch, Lish, Beich

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Lehigh Family Origin

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Lehigh Family Occupations

What did your Lehigh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lehigh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Lehigh's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Embroiderer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lehigh. A less common occupation for the Lehigh family was Farme.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Embroiderer

  • Farme


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

Lehigh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lehigh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lehigh 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 139 immigration records available for the last name Lehigh. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lehigh. For the veterans among your Lehigh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lehigh Life Expectancy

What is the average Lehigh lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lehigh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lehigh in 1952 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lehigh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lehigh 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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