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Where is the Leitz family from?
You can see how Leitz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leitz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Leitz families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Leitz families living in Illinois. This was about 36% of all the recorded Leitz's in the USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Leitz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leitz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Leitz. 18% of Leitz men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Leitz women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leitz were Owner and Maid.