Leeb Name Meaning

South German: from Middle High German lewe ‘lion’, dialect leb, used either as a nickname for a brave or regal person, or as a habitational name from a house sign. Americanized spelling of Lieb or Loeb.

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


Similar surnames: Loeb, Lieb, Leib, Lee, Lees, Neet, Leek, Leer, Zeeb, Leen

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Leeb Family Origin

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Leeb Family Occupations

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  • Hair Importer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Lab.

    25%
  • Machinist

    25%

In 1880, hair Importer, Keeping House and Lab. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leeb. A less common occupation for the Leeb family was Machinist. The most common Leeb occupation in the USA was Hair Importer. 25% of Leeb's were Hair Importers.

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Leeb Historical Records

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Leeb Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Leeb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Leeb in 1958 was 56, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leeb

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