Last name: LEISHMAN

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LEISHMAN : This last name is indexed 16,344 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LEISHMAN : 1: Scottish (Stirlingshire): occupational name for a maker of leashes from Middle English and Older Scots lese leise lech(e) lesh(e) ‘a leash for holding a coursing hound or watchdog’ also ‘a thong for securing a hawk’ + man. The name would be synonymous with Lesmaker Leshmaker attested in early 15th-century Durham.2: Perhaps also a Scottish variant of Leachman.

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