Leser Family History

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Leser Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a reader at a church or school, from Middle High German lesaere ‘reader’. occupational name for a picker of grapes or a gleaner of grain, from the same word in the sense ‘gatherer’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Lazar.

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

Similar surnames: Leiser, Leder, Lesser, Leber, Loeser, Lever, Keser, Leier, Leger

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Leser Family Origin

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Leser Family Occupations

What did your Leser ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bootcher Shopkeeper Zicancad Kang Storeman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Leser. 17% of Leser men worked as a Bootcher Shopkeeper Zicancad Kang Storeman and 78% of Leser women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leser were Gentlemans Tailor Cutter and Shortland Typist Inland Revenue Dept

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bootcher Shopkeeper Zicancad Kang Storeman
  • Childrens Dress Designer
  • Commission Agent Fur
  • Gentlemans Tailor Cutter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Ladies Wear Shop Assistant
  • Shortland Typist Inland Revenue Dept

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

Leser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Leser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leser 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 Leser. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Leser. For the veterans among your Leser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leser Life Expectancy

What is the average Leser lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Leser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Leser in 1958 was 57, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leser 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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