Leather Family History

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Leather Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire and Yorkshire): metonymic occupational name for a leatherworker or seller of leather goods, from Middle English lether, Old English leþer ‘leather’.

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


Similar surnames: Feather, Lather, Leader, Latter, Letcher, Latner, Leath, Heather

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Leather Family Origin

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Leather Family Occupations

What did your Leather ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leather. The most common Leather occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Leather's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leather family was Works In Cotton Mill.

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Leather Historical Records

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Leather Life Expectancy

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