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Leaper Family History

Leaper Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Leeper.

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


Similar surnames: Leaver, Leiper, Leap, Raper, Lepper, Leader, Lesner, Beamer, Leeper

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Where is the Leaper family from?

You can see how Leaper families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leaper family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Leaper families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 25 Leaper families living in Ontario. This was about 96% of all the recorded Leaper's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Leaper families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leaper surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leaper ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Leaper. 60% of Leaper men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Labourer
    40%
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What Leaper family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Leaper. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leaper census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 584 immigration records available for the last name Leaper. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 932 military records available for the last name Leaper. For the veterans among your Leaper ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leaper lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Leaper life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Leaper in 1956 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

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