Leise Family History

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Leise Name Meaning

Dutch: from a female personal name such as Lijse, Alice, or Aleidis. German: nickname for a soft-spoken, quiet person, from Middle High German lise ‘quiet’.

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


Similar surnames: Leis, Leiser, Reise, Leiss, Meise, Leite, Leisen, Leist, Zeise, Heise

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Leise Family Origin

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Leise Family Occupations

What did your Leise ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coal Getter Underground and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Leise. 10% of Leise men worked as a Coal Getter Underground and 50% of Leise women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leise were General Farm Labourer and Overcoat Machinist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Coal Getter Underground
    10%
  • Colliery Dataller (ret
    10%
  • Farmer (dairy)
    10%
  • General Farm Labourer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Domestic Duties
    9%
  • House Maid
    9%
  • Overcoat Machinist
    9%

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

Leise Historical Records

What Leise family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leise 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 643 immigration records available for the last name Leise. 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 774 military records available for the last name Leise. For the veterans among your Leise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leise Life Expectancy

What is the average Leise lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Leise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Leise in 1956 was 32, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leise

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leise ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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