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Leichliter Family History

Leichliter Name Meaning
South German (Leichleiter): topographic name, probably from Middle High German laich ‘copse’ + lite ‘mountain slope’. The first element may alternatively be legen, southern dialect variant of lehen ‘to hold land as a feudal tenant’ (see Legleiter).

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

11,699 Historical Documents with Leichliter on Ancestry
2,031 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
366 Military Records
46 Immigration Records
1,310 Census and Voter Lists
7,946 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Leichliter Families

  • Number of Leichliter families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Leichliter Family Origin

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Leichliter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Leichliter Civil War Service Records

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