Origins of the Leighs surname

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    In 1921, most Leighses lived in south-east

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    Common jobs for Leighses

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

    Common female occupations for Leighses in 1921

    Carters Daughter


    Factory Hand


    House Keeper




    Potter China Paintres


    Common male occupations for Leighses in 1921



    Gardner (Nurseryman)




    Sewing Machine Agent


    Assistant Grocer And Agricultural


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