Leiman Family History

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Leiman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Leyman, of uncertain origin. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female name Leye (English Leah) + man ‘husband of’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name from Yiddish leym ‘clay’ + man ‘man’. Swedish: ornamental name composed of an unidentified first element + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Ledman, Leitman, Leibman, Kleiman, Kelman, Edman, Lipman, Lyman

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Leiman Family Origin

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Leiman Family Occupations

What did your Leiman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Leiman. 9% of Leiman men worked as a Salesman and 19% of Leiman women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leiman were Tailor and Artist

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    9%
  • Laborer
    4%
  • Proprietor
    4%
  • Tailor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Operator
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Artist
    4%

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

Leiman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Leiman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leiman 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 960 immigration records available for the last name Leiman. 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 353 military records available for the last name Leiman. For the veterans among your Leiman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leiman Life Expectancy

What is the average Leiman lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Leiman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Leiman in 1960 was 66, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leiman

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