Last name: LEIGH

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LEIGH : This last name is indexed 186,803 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LEIGH : 1: English: habitational name from any of numerous places (in at least sixteen counties but especially Leigh in Lancashire) named either with the nominative case of Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’ (see Lee) or with lēage a late dative form of this word (see Lye).2: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 李 based on its Cantonese pronunciation. See Li 1.

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