Leid Family History

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Leid Name Meaning

German: a nickname for an unpleasant person, from Middle High German leit ‘disagreeable’.

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


Similar surnames: Leis, Lein, Heid, Leib, Lei, Feind, Feig, Meidl, Lind, Reid

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Leid Family Origin

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Leid Family Occupations

What did your Leid ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leid occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Leid's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leid family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leid.

View Census data for Leid | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%

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

Leid Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leid. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leid census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Leid

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Leid. 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 Leid. For the veterans among your Leid ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leid Life Expectancy

What is the average Leid lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Leid life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Leid in 1961 was 52, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leid

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leid 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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