Leibowitz Family History

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Leibowitz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Leib 1. The suffix -owitz represents a Germanized form of the eastern Slavic patronymic suffix -ovich, Polish -owicz.

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

Similar surnames: Berkowitz, Leibovitz, Lebowitz, Lewkowicz, Moskowitz, Mendlowitz

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Leibowitz Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Leibowitz name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Leibowitz. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Leibowitz Family Origin

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Leibowitz Family Occupations

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

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Leibowitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Leibowitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leibowitz 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Leibowitz. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Leibowitz. For the veterans among your Leibowitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leibowitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Leibowitz lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Leibowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Leibowitz in 1953 was 54, and 83 in 2004.

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