Leising Family History

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Leising Name Meaning

English: from an Old Norse personal name or nickname, Leysingi, from leysingi ‘freedman’. Compare Lazenby. South German: habitational name from Leising in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Leiding, Lensing, Lansing, Leiting, Blessing, Leeming, Leisinger

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Leising Family Origin

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Leising Family Occupations

What did your Leising ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Leising. 28% of Leising men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Leising women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leising were Farm Help and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Truck Driver
    18%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farm Help
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    29%
  • Domestic
    22%
  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Teacher
    15%

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

Leising Historical Records

What Leising family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Leising. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leising 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 241 immigration records available for the last name Leising. 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 675 military records available for the last name Leising. For the veterans among your Leising ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leising Life Expectancy

What is the average Leising lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Leising life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Leising in 1963 was 67, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leising

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leising 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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