Leiper Family History

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Leiper Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Leeper 1.

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


Similar surnames: Leaper, Keiper, Leider, Leiner, Leiber, Leifer, Leiter, Semper

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Leiper Family Origin

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Leiper Family Occupations

What did your Leiper ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leiper occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Leiper's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leiper family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Keeping House and Stone Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leiper.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Stone Cutter

    9%
  • Farm Hand

    4%

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

Leiper Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leiper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leiper 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Leiper. 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 Leiper. For the veterans among your Leiper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leiper Life Expectancy

What is the average Leiper lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Leiper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Leiper in 1951 was 45, and 68 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leiper

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leiper 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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