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Leander Name Meaning

German, Dutch, Danish, and Swedish: humanistic form of Volkmann, a graecized form based on the Greek personal name Leandros (see Leandro).

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


Similar surnames: Lander, Sander, Alexander, Lender, Ander, Levander, Leandro, Mander

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Leander Family Origin

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Leander Family Occupations

What did your Leander ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leander. A less common occupation for the Leander family was Book Keeper. The most common Leander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Leander's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Miner

    9%
  • Book Keeper

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Leander ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Leander Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leander census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Leander. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Leander. For the veterans among your Leander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leander Life Expectancy

What is the average Leander lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Leander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Leander in 1956 was 43, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leander ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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