Leis Name Meaning

Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Laurei(n)s (see Lawrence). German: nickname for a soft-spoken, quiet person, from Middle High German lise ‘quiet’.

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


Similar surnames: Leise, Leins, Reis, Lais, Lein, Leiss, Leys, Meis, Leib, Lis

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Leis Family Origin

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Leis Family Occupations

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  • Iron Turner

    100%

In 1881, the most common Leis occupation in the UK was Iron Turner. 100% of Leis's were Iron Turners.

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Between 1947 and 2004, Leis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Leis in 1947 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leis

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