Leicher Family History

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Leicher Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a fairground entertainer, from Middle High German leich ‘dance’, ‘melody’.

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


Similar surnames: Eicher, Leichter, Lescher, Gleicher, Bleicher, Keicher, Speicher

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Leicher Family Origin

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Leicher Family Occupations

What did your Leicher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Proprietor Coffee House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leicher. The most common Leicher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Leicher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leicher family was Second Hand Clothing Dealer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • At Home

    17%
  • Proprietor Coffee House

    17%
  • Second Hand Clothing Dealer

    17%

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

Leicher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leicher Life Expectancy

What is the average Leicher lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Leicher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Leicher in 1960 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leicher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leicher 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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