Leer Family History
Leer Name Meaning
Dutch: from a shortened form of the personal name Hilaire (from Latin Hilarius; see Hillary ). Danish: habitational name from a place so called in northern Germany near Oldenburg. Danish: from ler ‘clay’ possibly a topographic name for someone who lived on clay or an occupational name for someone who extracted or used it. — Note: The population figure published by the US Census Bureau for this surname in the year 2000 is as high as 1197 while the figure for 2010 is supposedly lower than 100.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022