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Leichliter Name Meaning

South German (Leichleiter): topographic name, probably from Middle High German laich ‘copse’ + lite ‘mountain slope’. The first element may alternatively be legen, southern dialect variant of lehen ‘to hold land as a feudal tenant’ (see Legleiter).

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


Similar surnames: Legleiter, Leichter, Lichter, Lichliter, Leichner, Beichler, Bechler

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Leichliter Family Origin

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Leichliter Family Occupations

What did your Leichliter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Leichliter. The most common Leichliter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Leichliter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leichliter family was Retired Farmer.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Retired Farmer

    14%

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Leichliter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leichliter Life Expectancy

What is the average Leichliter lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Leichliter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Leichliter in 1956 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leichliter 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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