Leininger Family History

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Leininger Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Leiningen.

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

Similar surnames: Deininger, Reininger, Heininger, Leisinger, Meininger, Reisinger

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Leininger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Leininger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Leininger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Leininger Family Origin

Where is the Leininger family from?

Leininger Family Occupations

What did your Leininger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leininger. The most common Leininger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Leininger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leininger family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Leininger Historical Records

What Leininger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Leininger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leininger 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Leininger. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Leininger. For the veterans among your Leininger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leininger Life Expectancy

What is the average Leininger lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Leininger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Leininger in 1952 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leininger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leininger 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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