Leiner Family History

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Leiner Name Meaning

English: variant of Lanier 1. Dutch: variant of Leonard. Jewish (western Ashkenazic): name taken by someone who was good at chanting the Pentateuch at public worship in the synagogue or who regularly did so, from West Yiddish layner ‘reader’ (a derivative of West Yiddish laynen ‘to read’, which comes ultimately from Latin legere ‘to read’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a flax grower or merchant, from German Lein ‘flax’ + agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Leitner, Lerner, Weiner, Feiner, Kelner, Leiser, Leimer, Leinen

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Leiner Family Origin

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Leiner Family Occupations

What did your Leiner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Leiner. 72% of Leiner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Leiner Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Leiner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Leiner. For the veterans among your Leiner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leiner Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Leiner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Leiner in 1961 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

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