Legleiter Family History

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Legleiter Name Meaning

German (Austrian): status name for a feudal tenant whose land lay on sloping ground, from Middle High German legen (southern dialect variant of lehen ‘to hold land as a feudal tenant’) + lite ‘slope’. Compare Legner, Lechner.

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

Similar surnames: Leichliter, Aegerter, Legler, Leiter, Wegleitner, Allgeier, Hegler

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Legleiter Family Origin

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Legleiter Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Legleiter occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Legleiter's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer


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Legleiter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Legleiter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Legleiter 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 35 immigration records available for the last name Legleiter. 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 95 military records available for the last name Legleiter. For the veterans among your Legleiter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Legleiter Life Expectancy

What is the average Legleiter lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Legleiter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Legleiter in 1963 was 51, and 40 in 2004.

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