Leathers Family History

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Leathers Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Leather.

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


Similar surnames: Leather, Weathers, Feathers, Flathers, Lather, Geathers, Lathers

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Leathers Family Origin

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Leathers Family Occupations

What did your Leathers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leathers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Leathers's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leathers. A less common occupation for the Leathers family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Leathers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leathers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leathers 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 Leathers. 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 Leathers. For the veterans among your Leathers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leathers Life Expectancy

What is the average Leathers lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Leathers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Leathers in 1952 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leathers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leathers 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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