Leopold Family History

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Leopold Name Meaning

French (Léopold), German, and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name, Luitpold, composed of the elements liut ‘people’ + bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’. The form of the first element has been influenced by Leonard. The surname is also borne by Ashkenazic Jews, in which case it is an adoption of the German forename as a surname.

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

Similar surnames: Reynold, Herbold, Reimold, Rappold, Liebold, Rembold, Herold, Leonard

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Leopold Family Origin

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Leopold Family Occupations

What did your Leopold ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Hairdresser (master) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Leopold. 5% of Leopold men worked as a Hairdresser (master) and 50% of Leopold women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leopold were hall Artist Acro Travelling and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Hairdresser (master)
  • Musician
  • Trammer Waterproof
  • hall Artist Acro Travelling

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Musician
  • Private Means

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

Leopold Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Leopold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leopold 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Leopold. 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 48,000 military records available for the last name Leopold. For the veterans among your Leopold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leopold Life Expectancy

What is the average Leopold lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Leopold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1951. The average life expectancy for Leopold in 1943 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leopold

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leopold 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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