Leisner Family History

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Leisner Name Meaning

German: habitational name for a person from any of several places in East Prussia and elsewhere in central Europe, called Leissen in German, or from Leissenau near Colditz in eastern Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Lesner, Leisher, Lessner, Reisner, Leiser, Peiser, Leier, Eisner

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Leisner Family Origin

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Leisner Family Occupations

What did your Leisner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leisner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Leisner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leisner family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Farming and Grocer & Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leisner.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Grocer & Saloon

  • Hotel Keeper


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

Leisner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Leisner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leisner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Leisner. 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 838 military records available for the last name Leisner. For the veterans among your Leisner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leisner Life Expectancy

What is the average Leisner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Leisner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Leisner in 1961 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leisner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leisner 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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