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Leiting Family History

Leiting Name Meaning
German: from a patronymic derivative of any of the various Germanic personal names composed with Old High German leod, liud ‘people’ (see, for example, Ludwig).

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

5,661 Historical Documents with Leiting on Ancestry.com
2,487 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
126 Military Records
43 Immigration Records
689 Census and Voter Lists
2,316 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Leiting Families

  • Number of Leiting families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Leiting families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Leiting last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Leiting census records

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Leiting Family Origin

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Leiting Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Leiting

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Leiting Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Leiting census records

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Military Service by Leiting

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