Leaper Family History

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Leaper Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Leeper.

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

Similar surnames: Leaver, Leiper, Leap, Raper, Lepper, Leader, Lesner, Beamer, Leeper

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Leaper Family Origin

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Leaper Family Occupations

What did your Leaper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leaper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Leaper's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leaper. A less common occupation for the Leaper family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Leaper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Leaper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leaper 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 584 immigration records available for the last name Leaper. 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 932 military records available for the last name Leaper. For the veterans among your Leaper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leaper Life Expectancy

What is the average Leaper lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Leaper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Leaper in 1956 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leaper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leaper 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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