Leidecker Family History

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Leidecker Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a slater, Dutch leidekker.

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

Similar surnames: Lydecker, Decker, Leyendecker, Bleecker, Heidecker, Ducker, Ledeboer

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Leidecker Family Origin

Where is the Leidecker family from?

Leidecker Family Occupations

What did your Leidecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Dressmaker and Glasgrinder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leidecker. The most common Leidecker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Leidecker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leidecker family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

  • Dressmaker

  • Glasgrinder

  • Grocer


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

Leidecker Historical Records

What Leidecker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Leidecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leidecker 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 507 immigration records available for the last name Leidecker. 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 492 military records available for the last name Leidecker. For the veterans among your Leidecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leidecker Life Expectancy

What is the average Leidecker lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Leidecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Leidecker in 1950 was 52, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leidecker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leidecker 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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