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Leite Name Meaning

Portuguese: nickname from leite ‘milk’ (Late Latin lacte), probably denoting someone with a particularly pale complexion. German and Dutch: from the female personal name Aleit(e), a short form of a Germanic name, Adelheid, formed of the elements adal ‘noble’ + heid ‘kind’, ‘sort’, ‘(human) being’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in western Norway named Leite or Leitet, from Old Norse leiti ‘hill’, ‘elevation’.

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


Similar surnames: Lein, Leitz, Heide, Leise, Heit, Mente, Lee, Eide, Heise, Leith

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Leite Family Origin

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Leite Family Occupations

What did your Leite ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leite family was Fireman. The most common Leite occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Leite's were Farmers. Farmer and Bar Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Leite.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Bar Keeper

    25%
  • Fireman

    25%

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Leite Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leite Life Expectancy

What is the average Leite lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Leite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Leite in 1959 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leite 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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