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

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  • Baker

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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In 1880, Baker, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leier. A less common occupation for the Leier family was Laborer. The most common Leier occupation in the USA was Baker. 13% of Leier's were Bakers.

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Leier Historical Records

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Leier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leier

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