Lein Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal name Gelein, from French Ghi(s)lain, a Latinization of a Germanic personal name built on the element gisil ‘pledge’ (see Giesel). German: occupational name for a grower of or dealer in flax, from Middle High German lin ‘flax’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Trøndelag, so named from Old Norse lein ‘slope’.

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


Similar surnames: Leib, Wein, Lewin, Nein, Mein, Leon, Len, Levin, Bein, Plein

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Lein Family Origin

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Lein Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lein. The most common Lein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Lein's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lein family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%

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Lein Historical Records

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Lein Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Lein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lein in 1954 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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