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Origins of the Leaney surname

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About the Leaneys

We have a total number of 4167 records for people with the last name Leaney.

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Where do most Leaneys live?

In 1921, most Leaneys lived in South East.


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Interesting facts about Leaneys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 3,650 records for the Leaney surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Leaneys most likely to marry?

Jenners

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Halls

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Leaneys.

What are the most common Leaney first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Leaney family members

Common jobs for Leaneys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Leaneys in 1921
Dressmaker

17

Housemaid Domestic

10

Laundress

8

General Servant

7

Cook Domestic

6

Common Male occupations for Leaneys in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

43

General Labourer

32

Gardener

19

Farm Labourer

16

Brickmaker

13

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