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Leibold Family History

Leibold Name Meaning

German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Liepoldt composed of the elements liut ‘people’ + waltan ‘to rule’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Seibold, Heinold, Herbold, Reimold, Leopold, Reinbold, Rembold

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Where is the Leibold family from?

You can see how Leibold families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leibold family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Leibold families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 54 Leibold families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 22% of all the recorded Leibold's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Leibold families in 1880.
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What did your Leibold ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Leibold. 26% of Leibold men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Leibold women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leibold were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Leibold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leibold 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 721 immigration records available for the last name Leibold. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Leibold. For the veterans among your Leibold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leibold lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Leibold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Leibold in 1954 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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