Leitz Family History

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Leitz Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the personal name Leutz, a pet form of any of various Germanic compound names formed with liut ‘tribe’, ‘people’.

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

Similar surnames: Letz, Leite, Reitz, Leick, Neitz, Seitz, Keitz, Lutz, Litz, Heitz

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Leitz Family Origin

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Leitz Family Occupations

What did your Leitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cairnet Maker Manager and Dressmaker Finisher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Leitz. 25% of Leitz men worked as a Cairnet Maker Manager and 17% of Leitz women worked as a Dressmaker Finisher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leitz were Retired and Ladys Maidretired

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cairnet Maker Manager
  • Driver Heavy Goods
  • General Merchant Glass china
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Dressmaker Finisher
  • Housekeeper
  • Housekeeperretired
  • Ladys Maidretired

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

Leitz Historical Records

What Leitz family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Leitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leitz 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Leitz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Leitz. For the veterans among your Leitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Leitz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Leitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Leitz in 1954 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leitz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leitz 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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