Leitzel Family History

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Leitzel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Leitz.

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


Similar surnames: Weitzel, Reitzel, Neitzel, Gentzel, Wetzel, Leidel, Nitzel, Metzel

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Leitzel Family Origin

Where is the Leitzel family from?

Leitzel Family Occupations

What did your Leitzel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leitzel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Leitzel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leitzel. A less common occupation for the Leitzel family was Clerk In Store.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Clerk In Store

    5%

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

Leitzel Historical Records

What Leitzel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leitzel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leitzel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Leitzel

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Leitzel. 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 Leitzel. For the veterans among your Leitzel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leitzel Life Expectancy

What is the average Leitzel lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Leitzel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Leitzel in 1950 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leitzel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leitzel 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.

Famous Leitzel Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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