Leithauser Family History

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Leithauser Name Meaning

occupational name from an agent noun based on Middle High German lithus ‘tavern’, an occupational name for an owner or operator of a tavern. habitational name from a place called Leitenhausen in Bavaria or Thuringia. (The former is more likely).

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

Similar surnames: Betthauser, Kornhauser, Leitner, Lauser, Feinauer, Steinhauser

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Leithauser Family Origin

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Leithauser Family Occupations

What did your Leithauser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leithauser family was Housekeeper. The most common Leithauser occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 17% of Leithauser's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker, Day Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leithauser.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Day Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Housekeeper


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

Leithauser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 704 census records available for the last name Leithauser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leithauser 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 25,000 immigration records available for the last name Leithauser. 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 618 military records available for the last name Leithauser. For the veterans among your Leithauser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leithauser Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Leithauser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Leithauser in 1962 was 67, and 60 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leithauser

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