Leinweber Family History

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Leinweber Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a linen weaver, from Middle High German lin ‘flax’, ‘linen’, ‘canvas’ + webære, weber ‘weaver’.

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

Similar surnames: Linnebur, Leinberger, Lineberry, Leicher, Leiner, Kleinberg, Leimer

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Leinweber Family Origin

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Leinweber Family Occupations

What did your Leinweber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leinweber family was Works In Bakery. The most common Leinweber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Leinweber's were Farmers. Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Leinweber.

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  • Farmer

  • Bookkeeper

  • Works In Bakery


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Leinweber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Leinweber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leinwebercensus 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 989 immigration records available for the last name Leinweber. 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 Leinweber. For the veterans among your Leinweber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leinweber Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Leinweber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Leinweber in 1944 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leinweber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leinweber 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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