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Leifer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Laufer 2. German: habitational name from a place called Leiferde, of which there are two examples in Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Seifer, Reifer, Leiter, Leiser, Leiner, Laufer, Leier, Leimer, Peiser

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Leifer Family Origin

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Leifer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Miner

    8%
  • Barber

    4%

In 1880, the most common Leifer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Leifer's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leifer. A less common occupation for the Leifer family was Barber.

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Leifer Historical Records

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Leifer Life Expectancy

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