Leising Family History

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Leising Name Meaning

English: from an Old Norse personal name or nickname, Leysingi, from leysingi ‘freedman’. Compare Lazenby. South German: habitational name from Leising in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Leiding, Lensing, Lansing, Leiting, Blessing, Leeming, Leisinger

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Leising Family Origin

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Leising Family Occupations

What did your Leising ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leising family was Keeping House. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leising. The most common Leising occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Leising's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Leising Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Leising. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leising 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 241 immigration records available for the last name Leising. 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 675 military records available for the last name Leising. For the veterans among your Leising ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leising Life Expectancy

What is the average Leising lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Leising life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Leising in 1963 was 67, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leising

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leising 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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