Leichter Family History

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Leichter Name Meaning

German: occupational name for someone who gelded animals, from an agent derivative of Middle High German lihten ‘to castrate’.

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


Similar surnames: Lichter, Leicher, Dichter, Gleicher, Leichner, Fechter, Keicher

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Leichter Family Origin

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Leichter Family Occupations

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  • Assayer

    20%
  • Dry Good Merchant

    20%
  • Farm

    20%
  • Grocery Clerk

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leichter family was Grocery Clerk. The most common Leichter occupation in the USA was Assayer. 20% of Leichter's were Assayers. Assayer, Dry Good Merchant and Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leichter.

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Leichter Historical Records

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Leichter Life Expectancy

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