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Origins of the Leesam surname

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About the Leesams

We have a total number of 59 records for people with the last name Leesam.

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Where do most Leesams live?

In 1921, most Leesams lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Leesams

How common is your surname?

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

We have 48 records for the Leesam surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Leesams most likely to marry?

Lymans

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Mulvaneys

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Leesams.

What are the most common Leesam first names?

  • John
  • Wilfrid
  • Alice
  • Ethel

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Common jobs for Leesams

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

Common Female occupations for Leesams in 1921
Charwoman

2

Bookbinder

1

Dressmaker

1

General Servant Domestic

1

House Servant

1

Common Male occupations for Leesams in 1921
Postman

2

Brick Maker

1

Gas Worker

1

On The Parish

1

Paper Mill Labourer

1

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