Leiker Family History

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Leiker Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. This name is found among Germans living in Russia in the 19th century. It may be an altered form of Leicher. Alternatively, perhaps it is from a pet form of the personal name Liutgard, composed of the elements liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + gard ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Lier, Weiker, Leidel, Leiser, Leiber, Leier, Recker, Eiker, Reker

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Leiker Family Origin

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Leiker Family Occupations

What did your Leiker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clerk In Store and Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leiker. The most common Leiker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 81% of Leiker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leiker family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    81%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%
  • Driver

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Leiker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leiker Life Expectancy

What is the average Leiker lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Leiker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Leiker in 1944 was 24, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leiker 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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