Leader Family History

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Leader Name Meaning

occupational name for someone who led a horse and cart conveying commodities from one place to another, Middle English ledere, an agent noun from Old English l?dan ‘to lead’. The word may also sometimes have been used to denote a foreman or someone who led sport or dance, but the name certainly did not originate with leader in the modern sense ‘civil or military commander’; this is a comparatively recent development. occupational name for a worker in lead, from an agent derivative of Old English lead ‘lead’.

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


Similar surnames: Reader, Seader, Lerner, Meader, Beaver, Lader, Leeper, Gelder, Leder

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Leader Family Origin

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Leader Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Carman

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Leader occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Leader's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leader. A less common occupation for the Leader family was Carpenter.

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Leader Historical Records

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Leader Life Expectancy

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Famous Leader Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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