Leite Name Meaning

Portuguese: nickname from leite ‘milk’ (Late Latin lacte), probably denoting someone with a particularly pale complexion. German and Dutch: from the female personal name Aleit(e), a short form of a Germanic name, Adelheid, formed of the elements adal ‘noble’ + heid ‘kind’, ‘sort’, ‘(human) being’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in western Norway named Leite or Leitet, from Old Norse leiti ‘hill’, ‘elevation’.

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


Similar surnames: Lein, Leitz, Heide, Leise, Heit, Mente, Lee, Eide, Heise, Leith

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Leite Family Origin

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Leite Family Occupations

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  • Ag Labs Widow

    25%
  • Lodging House Keeper

    25%
  • Merchant Mem Of Exchange

    25%
  • Merchant Shipper

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Leite family was Merchant Shipper. Ag Labs Widow, Lodging House Keeper and Merchant Mem Of Exchange were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leite. The most common Leite occupation in the UK was Ag Labs Widow. 25% of Leite's were Ag Labs Widows.

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Between 1959 and 2004, Leite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Leite in 1959 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leite

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