Leth Family History

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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

What did your Leth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Leth's were Farmers. 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.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    25%
  • Grocer & Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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

Leth Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leth Life Expectancy

What is the average Leth lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leth 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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