Leyh Name Meaning

German: variant of Ley 3 and 4.

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


Similar surnames: Ley, Fey, Lech, Lesh, Lesch, Beyl, Dey, Leh, Key, Beye

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Leyh Family Origin

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Leyh Family Occupations

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  • Housekeeper And Cellarman

    100%

In 1881, the most common Leyh occupation in the UK was Housekeeper And Cellarman. 100% of Leyh's were Housekeeper And Cellarmans.

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Leyh Historical Records

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Leyh Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Leyh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Leyh in 1942 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leyh

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