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Origins of the Lesh surname

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About the Leshs

We have a total number of 373 records for people with the last name Lesh.

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Where do most Leshs live?

In 1921, most Leshs lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Leshs

How common is your surname?

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

We have 162 records for the Lesh surname. The oldest one dates back to 1860.

Who were Leshs most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Lesh first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Leshs

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

Common Female occupations for Leshs in 1921
Corn Factors Daughter




House And Annuity


Living On Her Own Means


Living On Own Means


Common Male occupations for Leshs in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Farm Hands


Sales Clerks


Skilled Warehousing




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