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Leiman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Leyman, of uncertain origin. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female name Leye (English Leah) + man ‘husband of’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish leym ‘clay’ + man ‘man’. Swedish: ornamental name composed of an unidentified first element + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Ledman, Leitman, Leibman, Kleiman, Kelman, Edman, Lipman, Lyman

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Leiman Family Origin

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Leiman Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Moulder

    17%
  • Painter

    17%

In 1880, the most common Leiman occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 17% of Leiman's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker, Keeping House and Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leiman. A less common occupation for the Leiman family was Painter.

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Leiman Historical Records

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Leiman Life Expectancy

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