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Leisenring Name Meaning

German (Saxony): metonymic occupational name for a maker of the iron rings used to secure loads on a farm vehicle, from a word related to the German dialect word Leuchse ‘stake (on a vehicle)’, ‘tailboard’ + Middle High German ring ‘ring’.

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


Similar surnames: Kesselring, Piening, Leiser, Eisenberg, Spiering, Leisen, Liebling

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Where is the Leisenring family from?

You can see how Leisenring families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leisenring family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Leisenring families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Leisenring families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 82% of all the recorded Leisenring's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Leisenring families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leisenring surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leisenring ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Leisenring. 18% of Leisenring men worked as a Salesman and 72% of Leisenring women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leisenring were Farming and Machine Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    18%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farm Owner
    10%
  • Farming
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    72%
  • Machine Operator
    29%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Leisenring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leisenring census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 242 immigration records available for the last name Leisenring. 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 Cards

There are 998 military records available for the last name Leisenring. For the veterans among your Leisenring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leisenring lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Leisenring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Leisenring in 1963 was 70, and 72 in 2004.

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