Leidig Family History

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Leidig Name Meaning

from a short form of any of several Germanic personal names composed with the first element liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’. nickname for a disagreeable, cantankerous person, from Middle High German leidic ‘disagreeable’, ‘tiresome’.

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

Similar surnames: Neidig, Reinig, Leiting, Leidel, Leiding, Leid, Heilig, Leiser

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Leidig Family Origin

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Leidig Family Occupations

What did your Leidig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leidig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Leidig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leidig family was Cooper. Farmer, Att. Signal Station and Clerk In Warehouse were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leidig.

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  • Farmer

  • Att. Signal Station

  • Clerk In Warehouse

  • Cooper


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

Leidig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leidig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leidig 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 678 immigration records available for the last name Leidig. 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 Leidig. For the veterans among your Leidig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leidig Life Expectancy

What is the average Leidig lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Leidig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Leidig in 1956 was 52, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leidig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leidig 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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