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Leithead Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a farm at the head of the Water of Leith, which flows through Edinburgh.

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


Similar surnames: Leith, Muirhead, Lochhead, Redhead, Leisher, Whitehead, Lawhead

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Leithead Family Origin

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Leithead Family Occupations

What did your Leithead ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leithead family was Grocer. Baunscheiditist, Carpenter and Foreman Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leithead. The most common Leithead occupation in the USA was Baunscheiditist. 9% of Leithead's were Baunscheiditists.

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  • Baunscheiditist

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Foreman Printer

    9%
  • Grocer

    9%

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

Leithead Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leithead Life Expectancy

What is the average Leithead lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Leithead life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Leithead in 1964 was 63, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leithead

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leithead 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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