Leber Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; possibly a topographic name from Middle High German le (genitive lewes) ‘hill’, or a northern nickname for a brave or healthy man, from Middle Low German lebar(e) ‘leopard’. Compare Lebert. Dutch: habitational name from places called Le or Lew, meaning ‘hill’, from the same word as 1. Slovenian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Leben, Eber, Lever, Leier, Weber, Lebert, Leer, Leder, Leser, Lober

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Leber Family Origin

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Leber Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leber. The most common Leber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Leber's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leber family was Carpenter.

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Leber Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Leber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Leber in 1951 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leber

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