Leiser Family History

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Leiser Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German leise ‘rut’, or from an area name with this word. nickname for a soft-spoken, quiet person, from an inflected form of Middle High German lise ‘quiet’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Leyzer, from the Biblical name Eliezer (Genesis 15: 2).

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

Similar surnames: Leise, Reiser, Beiser, Leser, Leisen, Leiter, Leider, Meisel, Leier

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Leiser Family Origin

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Leiser Family Occupations

What did your Leiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Leiser. 14% of Leiser men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Leiser women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leiser were Carpenter and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher

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

Leiser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Leiser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leiser 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Leiser. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Leiser. For the veterans among your Leiser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leiser Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Leiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Leiser in 1956 was 26, and 80 in 2004.

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