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Leibel Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Leybl a pet form of Leyb (see Leib ). South German: diminutive of Leib .

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


Similar surnames: Seibel, Lobel, Leidel, Liber, Leiser, Seidel, Meisel, Reibel, Geibel

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Where is the Leibel family from?

You can see how Leibel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leibel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Leibel families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 43 Leibel families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 32% of all the recorded Leibel's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Leibel families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leibel surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leibel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Leibel. 28% of Leibel men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Leibel women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leibel were Farming and Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Farming
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Operator
    25%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Leibel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leibel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Leibel. 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 Cards

There are 531 military records available for the last name Leibel. For the veterans among your Leibel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leibel lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Leibel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Leibel in 1946 was 52, and 92 in 2004.

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