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Leisen Name Meaning

German: probably a topographic name from Middle High German leis ‘rut’, or a habitational name from a place named Leisen near Hannover.

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


Similar surnames: Leiser, Leinen, Eisen, Neisen, Leise, Reiser, Meise, Eiben, Heiden

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Leisen Family Origin

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Leisen Family Occupations

What did your Leisen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Coopersmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leisen. A less common occupation for the Leisen family was House Carpenter. The most common Leisen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Leisen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Coopersmith

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • House Carpenter

    8%

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

Leisen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leisen Life Expectancy

What is the average Leisen lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Leisen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Leisen in 1943 was 45, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leisen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leisen 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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