Leier Family History

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Leier Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): habitational name from any of several places named with Middle Low German leie ‘rock’, or a topographic name for someone living near a rock or in a rocky area.

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

Similar surnames: Leber, Lier, Kleier, Heier, Leiser, Leimer, Lever, Leer, Eder, Deger

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Leier Family Origin

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Leier Family Occupations

What did your Leier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unemployed Cashier And Wages Clerk ( Cotton ) and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Leier.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Unemployed Cashier And Wages Clerk ( Cotton )

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housekeeper

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

Leier Historical Records

What Leier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Leier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Leier

Passenger List

There are 619 immigration records available for the last name Leier. 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 639 military records available for the last name Leier. For the veterans among your Leier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leier Life Expectancy

What is the average Leier lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Leier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Leier in 1963 was 71, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leier 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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