Leber Family History

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Leber Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; possibly a topographic name from Middle High German le (genitive lewes) ‘hill’, or a northern nickname for a brave or healthy man, from Middle Low German lebar(e) ‘leopard’. Compare Lebert. Dutch: habitational name from places called Le or Lew, meaning ‘hill’, from the same word as 1. Slovenian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Leben, Eber, Lever, Leier, Weber, Lebert, Leer, Leder, Leser, Lober

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Leber Family Origin

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Leber Family Occupations

What did your Leber ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter and Cotton Weaver were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Leber. 25% of Leber men worked as a Carpenter and 15% of Leber women worked as a Cotton Weaver. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leber were Slipper Pullover Mach and Nil

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter
    25%
  • Engineers Storekeeper
    25%
  • Painter decorator
    25%
  • Slipper Pullover Mach
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Cotton Weaver
    15%
  • Incapacitated
    15%
  • Jewellers Shop Asst
    15%
  • Nil
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Leber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Leber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leber 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Leber. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Leber. For the veterans among your Leber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leber Life Expectancy

What is the average Leber lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Leber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Leber in 1951 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leber

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