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Leiterman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Leitermann and a variant of the same Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname: elaborated form of Leiter .

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


Similar surnames: Letterman, Leiferman, Leibman, Determan, Leatherman, Lederman

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Where is the Leiterman family from?

You can see how Leiterman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leiterman family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Leiterman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Leiterman families living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Leiterman's in USA. New York had the highest population of Leiterman families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leiterman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leiterman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Leiterman. 37% of Leiterman men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Leiterman women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leiterman were Machinist and Laborer. .

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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
    37%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    16%
  • Machinist
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Laborer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Leiterman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leiterman 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 201 immigration records available for the last name Leiterman. 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 125 military records available for the last name Leiterman. For the veterans among your Leiterman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leiterman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Leiterman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Leiterman in 1960 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

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