Leins Family History

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Leins Name Meaning

German: byname for a quiet or slow person, from Middle High German lise, linse ‘quiet’, ‘soft’, ‘slow’. Latvian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Leiss, Leis, Lins, Lein, Link, Feind, Levins, Wein, Lind, Zins

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Leins Family Origin

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Leins Family Occupations

What did your Leins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leins family was Keeping House. The most common Leins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Leins's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leins.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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

Leins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Leins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leins 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 Leins. 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 765 military records available for the last name Leins. For the veterans among your Leins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leins Life Expectancy

What is the average Leins lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Leins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Leins in 1966 was 73, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leins 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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