Leder Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a tanner or leatherworker, from Middle High German and Yiddish leder, German Leder ‘leather’. Hungarian (Ledér): nickname from the archaic Hungarian word ledér ‘frivolous’.

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


Similar surnames: Feder, Leser, Lader, Leider, Loder, Leber, Lever, Reder, Eder, Bader

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Leder Family Origin

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Leder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Cegar Maker

    8%
  • Farm Hand

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Cegar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leder. A less common occupation for the Leder family was Farm Hand. The most common Leder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Leder's were Farmers.

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Leder Historical Records

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Leder Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Leder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Leder in 1962 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leder

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