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Leisher Family History

Leisher Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Leischer, a habitational name for someone from places called Leische (near Fallersleben) or Leisch (near Dannenberg). Both are of Slavic origin.

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

5,759 Historical Documents with Leisher on Ancestry.com
1,204 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
274 Military Records
135 Immigration Records
1,639 Census and Voter Lists
2,507 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Leisher Families

  • Number of Leisher families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Leisher families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Leisher last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Leisher census records

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Leisher Family Origin

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Leisher Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Leisher

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Leisher Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Leisher census records

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Leisher Civil War Service Records

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