Leth Name Meaning

Danish: nickname from læt ‘light (in weight)’; equivalent to Light 2.

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


Similar surnames: Letz, Leja, Len, Lepp, Kloth, Leyh, Leath, Lueth, Leeth, Lett

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Leth Family Origin

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Leth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    25%
  • Grocer & Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

In 1880, Farmer, Works In Saw Mill and Grocer & Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leth. A less common occupation for the Leth family was Laborer. The most common Leth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Leth's were Farmers.

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Leth Historical Records

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Leth Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Leth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Leth in 1963 was 78, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leth

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