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Leitner Name Meaning

German (Bavaria, Austria) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived by a mountain spur or on a slope of a mountain, from Middle High German lite ‘mountain slope’, ‘spur’ + the suffix -(n)er, denoting an inhabitant. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish leytn ‘to solder’ + the agent suffix -ner (see Leitman).

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


Similar surnames: Leiner, Reisner, Leiter, Lentner, Geitner, Leiser, Lattner, Beisner

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Leitner Family Origin

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Leitner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Leitner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Leitner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leitner. A less common occupation for the Leitner family was Farming.

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Leitner Historical Records

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Leitner Life Expectancy

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