Leitschuh Family History

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Leitschuh Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name from an industrial tool (a guide rail that directs a mine cage) or an iron ruler used for keeping writing straight, from leiten ‘to direct’ + Schuh ‘shoe’.

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


Similar surnames: Schuh, Handschuh, Holzschuh, Fleisch, Wetsch, Weishuhn, Veitch

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Leitschuh Family Origin

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Leitschuh Family Occupations

What did your Leitschuh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Leitschuh. The most common Leitschuh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Leitschuh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Grocer

    33%

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Leitschuh Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leitschuh Life Expectancy

What is the average Leitschuh lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Leitschuh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Leitschuh in 1953 was 41, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leitschuh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leitschuh 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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