Leise Family History

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Leise Name Meaning

Dutch: from a female personal name such as Lijse, Alice, or Aleidis. German: nickname for a soft-spoken, quiet person, from Middle High German lise ‘quiet’.

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


Similar surnames: Leis, Leiser, Reise, Leiss, Meise, Leite, Leisen, Leist, Zeise, Heise

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Leise Family Origin

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Leise Family Occupations

What did your Leise ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leise occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Leise's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leise family was Black Smith. Farmer, Engineer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leise.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Engineer

    12%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Black Smith

    4%

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

Leise Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leise Life Expectancy

What is the average Leise lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Leise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Leise in 1956 was 32, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leise

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leise 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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