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Leikam Name Meaning

an altered form of German Leinkamp, a topographic name composed of Middle Low German lein(e) ‘grazing land with wide ditches’ (see Leifeste) + kamp ‘field’. alternatively, perhaps, an altered form of Leinkamp ‘flax field’, from Middle High German lin ‘flax’, ‘canvas’, ‘linen’, + kamp ‘field’.

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


Similar surnames: Leiker, Neukam, Leiser, Geiman, Leik, Leisen, Leidel, Leimer, Lemke

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Leikam Family Origin

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Leikam Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Leikam occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Leikam's were Farmers.

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    100%

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Passenger List

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Leikam Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Leikam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Leikam in 1954 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

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