Leistner Family History

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Leistner Name Meaning

German: variant of Leister.

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


Similar surnames: Leister, Leisten, Leisner, Lesner, Leiner, Meisner, Gerstner

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Leistner Family Origin

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Leistner Family Occupations

What did your Leistner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leistner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Leistner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leistner family was Grocer. Farmer, Coppersmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leistner.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Coppersmith

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Grocer

    6%

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

Leistner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leistner Life Expectancy

What is the average Leistner lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Leistner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Leistner in 1941 was 25, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leistner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leistner 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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