Origins of the Leither surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 17North West 1Isle of ManYorkshire 2East MidlandsWest MidlandsEastLondon 2South EastSouth WestSouth WalesMid WalesWest WalesNorth WalesRepublic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Leithers lived in north-east

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    Elizabeth

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    Common jobs for Leithers

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    Common female occupations for Leithers in 1921

    House Keeper

    2

    Laundress

    2

    House Keeper In Office

    1

    Living On Private Means

    1

    Office Keeper

    1

    Common male occupations for Leithers in 1921

    School Boy

    3

    Waiter

    3

    Coal Miner

    2

    Hawker Vegetables & Fruits Retail

    2

    Minieng Driver

    2

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