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Leider Name Meaning

German: variant of Leder, from the Eastern Middle German word leyder ‘leather’. North German: nickname for a courageous person or a leader, from Middle Low German leider, leder ‘leader’.

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


Similar surnames: Leder, Leiser, Leiter, Reider, Seider, Weider, Feider, Leier, Leifer

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Leider Family Origin

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Leider Family Occupations

What did your Leider ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Barkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leider. A less common occupation for the Leider family was Confectioner. The most common Leider occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Leider's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Barkeeper

    6%
  • Confectioner

    6%

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

Leider Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leider. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leider 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Leider. 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 Leider. For the veterans among your Leider ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leider Life Expectancy

What is the average Leider lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Leider life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Leider in 1958 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leider

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leider 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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