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Leisinger Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from Leising (see Leising ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Meisinger, Geisinger, Reisinger, Eisinger, Heisinger, Leininger

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Where is the Leisinger family from?

You can see how Leisinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leisinger family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Leisinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 25 Leisinger families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 41% of all the recorded Leisinger's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Leisinger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leisinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leisinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Leisinger. 26% of Leisinger men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Leisinger women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leisinger were Salesman and Cook. .

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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

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Foreman
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    30%
  • Housewife
    30%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Cook
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Leisinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leisinger 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 172 immigration records available for the last name Leisinger. 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 395 military records available for the last name Leisinger. For the veterans among your Leisinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leisinger lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Leisinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Leisinger in 1963 was 52, and 88 in 2004.

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