Leider Family History

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Leider Name Meaning

German: variant of Leder, from the Eastern Middle German word leyder ‘leather’. North German: nickname for a courageous person or a leader, from Middle Low German leider, leder ‘leader’.

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

Similar surnames: Leder, Leiser, Leiter, Reider, Seider, Weider, Feider, Leier, Leifer

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Leider Family Origin

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Leider Family Occupations

What did your Leider ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Baker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Leider. 15% of Leider men worked as a Baker and 50% of Leider women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leider were Departmental Store Accountant and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Baker
  • Bakers Roundsman
  • Blind
  • Departmental Store Accountant

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Lone (traveller)
  • Manufacturer Of to Be Part Into Toys Assistance
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Leider Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Leider. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leider 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Leider. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Leider. For the veterans among your Leider ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leider Life Expectancy

What is the average Leider lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Leider life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Leider in 1958 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leider

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