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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

What did your Leeb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. Hair Importer, Keeping House and Lab. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leeb.

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  • Hair Importer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Lab.

    25%
  • Machinist

    25%

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

Leeb Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leeb Life Expectancy

What is the average Leeb lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leeb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leeb 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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