Leichner Family History

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Leichner Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in a copse, from an agent noun based on the dialect term laich ‘copse’.

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

Similar surnames: Leichter, Reichner, Lechner, Zeichner, Leitner, Lachner, Teicher

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Leichner Family Origin

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Leichner Family Occupations

What did your Leichner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leichner family was Laborer. Keeping House, Farmer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leichner. The most common Leichner occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Leichner's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Farmer

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Laborer


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

Leichner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Leichner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leichner 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 466 immigration records available for the last name Leichner. 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 452 military records available for the last name Leichner. For the veterans among your Leichner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leichner Life Expectancy

What is the average Leichner lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Leichner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Leichner in 1959 was 42, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leichner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leichner 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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