Join
Log in  | Not a member? Register or

LEITCH members around the world

LEITCH points found: 6

LEITCH Family History

Recorded in the spellings of Leach, Leech, and Leitch, this is an English surname. It was originally given either as a metonymic occupational name, or to some nameholders 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. It therefore describes a person who lived by or worked on water.

The LEITCH Family Message Board

Leave a message for LEITCH family members.

  • Find your LEITCH ancestor
  • Tell us about your LEITCH Family
  • Ask a question about the LEITCH history
  • Tell us about your LEITCH ancestors

You must be logged in to post a message

Invite more LEITCH family members!

Click 'Invite' to connect with more members of the LEITCH tribe.

Log in or Register to invite others
Family Coat of Arms Generator

Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?

Create Crest