Leinen Family History

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Leinen Name Meaning

German: probably a metonymic occupational name for a linen weaver or someone who grew flax or sold linen, from Leinen ‘linen’, ‘flax’ (Middle High German lin), possibly shortened from Leinenweber, formed with weber ‘weaver’.

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


Similar surnames: Leisen, Leiner, Linn, Lein, Linen, Lerner, Feiner, Weiden, Eiben

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Leinen Family Origin

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Leinen Family Occupations

What did your Leinen ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Leinen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Blacksmith

    18%
  • Constable

    9%
  • Keeps Bakery

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Constable were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leinen. A less common occupation for the Leinen family was Keeps Bakery. The most common Leinen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Leinen's were Farmers.

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Leinen Historical Records

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Leinen Life Expectancy

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