Leiber Family History

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Leiber Name Meaning

from the Germanic personal name Liutbert, a compound of liut ‘people’ + bercht ‘bright’, ‘shining’. variant of Lieber.

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


Similar surnames: Leiker, Leben, Liber, Leidel, Lier, Leifer, Leiser, Leiter, Leibel

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Leiber Family Origin

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Leiber Family Occupations

What did your Leiber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leiber family was Basket Maker. The most common Leiber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Leiber's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leiber.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Saloon Keeper

    6%
  • Basket Maker

    4%

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

Leiber Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leiber Life Expectancy

What is the average Leiber lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Leiber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Leiber in 1960 was 41, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leiber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leiber 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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