Leffert Family History

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Leffert Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a leopard, from Dutch lefert ‘leopard’. Dutch, North German, and Frisian: short form from the Germanic personal name Liubhart, composed of liob ‘dear’ + hart ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Meffert, Lebert, Geffert, Lennert, Lefferts, Eifert, Hoffert, Neifert

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Leffert Family Origin

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Leffert Family Occupations

What did your Leffert ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Fur Merchant and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Leffert. 25% of Leffert men worked as a Fur Merchant and 34% of Leffert women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leffert were Wharf Labourer Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Fur Merchant
  • Mort Labourer Heavy Worker
  • Secretary Wholesale Furniture
  • Wharf Labourer Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic
  • Shop Assistant
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Leffert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leffert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leffert 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 372 immigration records available for the last name Leffert. 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 470 military records available for the last name Leffert. For the veterans among your Leffert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leffert Life Expectancy

What is the average Leffert lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Leffert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Leffert in 1962 was 71, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leffert

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