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Leser Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a reader at a church or school, from Middle High German lesaere ‘reader’. occupational name for a picker of grapes or a gleaner of grain, from the same word in the sense ‘gatherer’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Lazar.

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


Similar surnames: Leiser, Leder, Lesser, Leber, Loeser, Lever, Keser, Leier, Leger

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Leser Family Origin

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Leser Family Occupations

What did your Leser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leser occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 17% of Leser's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leser. A less common occupation for the Leser family was Laborer.

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  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Leser Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leser Life Expectancy

What is the average Leser lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Leser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Leser in 1958 was 57, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leser 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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