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Leeper Family History

Leeper Name Meaning
from Middle English le(a)pere, an occupational name for a basket maker (from Old English leap ‘basket’).occupational name or nickname for a dancer, runner, or courier (Old English hleapere).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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34,885 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,697 Military Records
1,672 Immigration Records
27,905 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Leeper Families

  • Number of Leeper families
     42 - 81
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Leeper families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Leeper families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Leeper Family Origin

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Leeper Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Leeper

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Leeper Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Leeper Civil War Service Records

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