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Origins of the Leney surname

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About the Leneys

We have a total number of 2622 records for people with the last name Leney.

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Where do most Leneys live?

In 1921, most Leneys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Leneys

How common is your surname?

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

We have 2,250 records for the Leney surname. The oldest one dates back to 1830.

Who were Leneys most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Leney first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Leneys

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

Common Female occupations for Leneys in 1921


Living On Own Means




Domestic Servant




Common Male occupations for Leneys in 1921
Agricultural Labourer








Living On Own Means


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