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  • Lee, of Rowan,NC (1734 - c.1759)
    His name is uncertain and parents unknown, died summer 1759 in Rowan County, North Carolina, killed by the Indians. family From 6. Jane JONES (William ) was born about 1738 in North Carolina. She ...
  • Abel Kimberg-Lee (1918 - 2010)
    Kunstnik/ Artist: Abel Lee töid on:Briti Muuseumis Londonis; Prints Alberti Muuseumis Londonis; Eesti Kunstimuuseumis; Tartu Kunstimuuseumis; Eesti Kirjandusmuuseumi Eesti Kultuuriloolise arhiivi kogud...
  • Abiah Lee (1731 - 1837)
    Reference: FamilySearch Genealogy - SmartCopy : Apr 15 2020, 16:40:29 UTC
  • Abigail Lee (1700 - 1742)
    'A genealogical history of the Kelley family : descended from Joseph Kelley of Norwich, Connecticut, with much biographical matter concerning the first four generations and notes of inflowing female li...
  • Abigail Langdon (c.1710 - d.)

About the Lee surname

origins

English

topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land or a habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English leah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.

Irish

reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).[http://www.ancestry.com/facts/lee-name-meaning.ashx]

Korean

Romanization of the Korean Letter 이 The second most popular Surname in The Korean Peninsula with approximately 9 Million people in both South and North Korea who currently have this last name. Most of the Lee Clans are Ultimately decended from Lee Al-Peyong who Selected Bak Hyeokgeose as the First King of Silla. In North Korea its often Romanized as Rhee but its technically still the Same Name

Norwegian

Americanized form of the Norwegian Name Lie

statistics

According to the U.S. Census (2000), Lee was the 22nd most popular surname in the U.S. with approximately 605,860 persons. Of those, 40.09% were white, 37.83% were Asian or Pacific Islander, and 17.41% were African-American.U.S. Census Bureau

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