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Recorded in the spellings of Leach, Leech, Leitch, Leachman, Letch, Letcher or Litcher, this is an English surname. It was originally given either as a metonymic occupational name, or perhaps as a topographical name. Both origins are Olde English pre 7th century. The first is from the word 'laece' meaning 'a leech', and as such describing a doctor, one who applied 'leeches' for medical reasons. Secondly if topographical it derives from the word 'loecc, from an earlier word 'lacu' and meaning water.

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Greg David Leach

Hello I am Greg Leach I live in Southern California and im 33 years old, my fathers Name is David Halack Leach and my grandpa was Gordon Leach, My great grandfather was named Herschel Leach and beyond that I have no clue. I have heard lots of stories but nothing definitive. I was hoping to see how far back I could go. I'm really not into that DNA stuff. I was hoping maybe someone has connected the dots already.


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