Leif Name Meaning

Scandinavian: from the Old Norse personal name Leifr. Variant spelling of English Leaf or variant Americanization of Swedish Lö(ö)f, Löv (see Leaf 3).

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


Similar surnames: Leaf, Leef, Lein, Leib, Lem, Lei, Seif, Reif, Leis, Leys

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Leif Family Origin

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Leif Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leif family was Merchant. The most common Leif occupation in the USA was Clerk In Dry Goods Store. 17% of Leif's were Clerk In Dry Goods Stores. Clerk In Dry Goods Store, Coal Miner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leif.

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  • Clerk In Dry Goods Store

    17%
  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Merchant

    17%

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Leif Historical Records

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Leif Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Leif life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Leif in 1962 was 72, and 61 in 2004.

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