Leader Family History

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Leader Name Meaning

occupational name for someone who led a horse and cart conveying commodities from one place to another, Middle English ledere, an agent noun from Old English l?dan ‘to lead’. The word may also sometimes have been used to denote a foreman or someone who led sport or dance, but the name certainly did not originate with leader in the modern sense ‘civil or military commander’; this is a comparatively recent development. occupational name for a worker in lead, from an agent derivative of Old English lead ‘lead’.

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

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Leader Family Origin

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Leader Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1880, the most common Leader occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Leader's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leader. A less common occupation for the Leader family was Carpenter.

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Leader Life Expectancy

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Famous Leader Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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