Leiss Name Meaning

South German: nickname from Middle High German lise ‘quiet’, ‘soft’, ‘slow’.

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


Similar surnames: Leins, Leis, Leise, Weiss, Zeiss, Neiss, Meiss, Leist, Heiss, Geiss

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Leiss Family Origin

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Leiss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Servant

    7%
  • Boarding House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leiss. A less common occupation for the Leiss family was Boarding House. The most common Leiss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Leiss's were Farmers.

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Leiss Historical Records

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Leiss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Leiss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Leiss in 1952 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leiss

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