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Lee Surname Origin
A pasture, meadow, lands not plowed, a common, a sheltered place; Lee, a river, a stream, from Lli, Welsh, a stream.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Lee Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Lee Family History Thought:
'Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionaries.' --Franklin D. Roosevelt