Last name: LEAKE

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LEAKE : This last name is indexed 41,688 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LEAKE : English:: 1: habitational name from Leake (Lincolnshire) East and West Leake (Nottinghamshire) Leek (Staffordshire) Leck (Lancashire) Leak (NorthYorkshire) or Leak Hall in Cumberworth (West Yorkshire). The placenames derive from Old English lece or Old Scandinavian lœkr both meaning ‘brook’. See also Like.2: possibly also a nickname from Middle English lek ‘leek’ (Old English lēac) perhaps for a grower or seller of leeks.

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