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Leder Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a tanner or leatherworker, from Middle High German and Yiddish leder, German Leder ‘leather’. Hungarian (Ledér): nickname from the archaic Hungarian word ledér ‘frivolous’.

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


Similar surnames: Feder, Leser, Lader, Leider, Loder, Leber, Lever, Reder, Eder, Bader

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Leder Family Origin

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Leder Family Occupations

What did your Leder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Cegar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leder. A less common occupation for the Leder family was Farm Hand. The most common Leder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Leder's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Cegar Maker

    8%
  • Farm Hand

    8%

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

Leder Historical Records

What Leder family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Leder

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Leder. 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 Leder. For the veterans among your Leder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leder Life Expectancy

What is the average Leder lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Leder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Leder in 1962 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leder 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.

Famous Leder Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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