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Leone Family History

Leone Name Meaning

Italian (Leóne): from a personal name based on a nickname for a fierce or brave warrior from leone ‘lion’ (from Latin leo genitive leonis). Compare De Leone .

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

Similar surnames: Leon, Leoni, Leite, Henne, Rene, Long, Looney, Len, Lenke, Penne

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Where is the Leone family from?

You can see how Leone families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leone family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Leone families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 15 Leone families living in London. This was about 37% of all the recorded Leone's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Leone families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leone surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leone ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Leone. 100% of Leone women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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What Leone family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Leone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leone census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Leone. 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 Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Leone. For the veterans among your Leone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leone lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Leone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Leone in 1943 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

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