Origins of the Lees surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 201North West 628Isle of Man 19Yorkshire 1340East Midlands 536West Midlands 1560East 128London 5490South East 279South West 117South Wales 29Mid Wales 4West Wales 5North Wales 43Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Leeses lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Lees

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    329th most common surname in the UK

    We have for the Lees surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

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    What are the most common Lees first names?

    John

    William

    Mary

    Elizabeth

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    Common jobs for Leeses

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    Common female occupations for Leeses in 1921

    Cotton Weaver

    812

    Dressmaker

    474

    Housekeeper

    275

    House Keeper

    262

    Living On Own Means

    235

    Common male occupations for Leeses in 1921

    Coal Miner

    955

    Cotton Spinner

    483

    Farmer

    303

    Cotton Piecer

    284

    General Labourer

    273

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