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Leiter Name Meaning

German: from Leiter ‘leader’, status name for a foreman or for the leader of a military expedition, from Middle High German leiten ‘lead’. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Leitner.

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

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Leiter Family Origin

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Leiter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Grocer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leiter. A less common occupation for the Leiter family was Grocer. The most common Leiter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Leiter's were Farmers.

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Leiter Historical Records

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Leiter Life Expectancy

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