Leifeste Family History

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Leifeste Name Meaning

North German or Dutch: probably from a topographic name, Leinfest or Leinfeste, derived from late Middle Low German leine ‘grazing land with wide ditches’ + veste ‘administrative district’, hence a name for a farmer who farmed an area of low-lying land or who was entrusted with maintaining the ditches in a district.

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


Similar surnames: Liese, Reese, Leite, Leiser, Leise, Leffert, Riester, Leister, Leist

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Leifeste Family Origin

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Leifeste Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm & Cattle

    33%

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In 1880, Farmer and Farm & Cattle were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Leifeste. The most common Leifeste occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Leifeste's were Farmers.

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Leifeste Life Expectancy

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