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Leicht Name Meaning

German and Dutch: nickname from Middle High German liht, Middle Dutch licht ‘light(weight)’, ‘nimble’, ‘quick’, probably applied to a busy and active person, or to someone frivolous.

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


Similar surnames: Licht, Lucht, Hecht, Light, Luecht, Recht, Lerch, Eich, Reich, Picht

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Leicht Family Origin

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Leicht Family Occupations

What did your Leicht ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Brewer

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, the most common Leicht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Leicht's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leicht. A less common occupation for the Leicht family was Butcher.

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Leicht Historical Records

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Leicht Life Expectancy

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