Leonhardt Family History

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Leonhardt Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Leonhard, composed of the elements leo ‘lion’ + hard, ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Leonardo, Leonard, Reinhardt, Meinhardt, Lehnhardt, Weinhardt

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Leonhardt Family Origin

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Leonhardt Family Occupations

What did your Leonhardt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leonhardt. A less common occupation for the Leonhardt family was Laborer. The most common Leonhardt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Leonhardt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Leonhardt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Leonhardt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leonhardt 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Leonhardt. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Leonhardt. For the veterans among your Leonhardt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leonhardt Life Expectancy

What is the average Leonhardt lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Leonhardt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Leonhardt in 1950 was 51, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leonhardt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leonhardt 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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